A gorilla can lift 2,000 kilograms, or over 4,400 pounds. This is more than 10 times a gorilla’s body weight and as heavy as 30 humans.Know More
The gorilla is one of the world’s strongest animals. Mountain gorillas, which tend to be larger than other gorilla subspecies, weight roughly 300 to 485 pounds and stand four to 6 feet tall. Despite their physical power and intimidating displays, gorillas are generally not aggressive animals unless they are disturbed or threatened.
Some of the other species on the world’s strongest animals list include the African elephant, grizzly bear, anaconda, ox, tiger, eagle, leafcutter ant, rhinoceros beetle and dung beetle.Learn more about Apes
According to the Defenders of Wildlife website, the average weight of an adult gorilla ranges between 200 and 450 pounds, depending on sex. Male gorillas tend to be much larger, on average, than females.Full Answer >
A female gorilla does not have a special name based on gender. Only adult male gorillas are identified as "silverbacks," which refers to the silver line of fur adult mountain gorillas produce after maturity.Full Answer >
Gorillas have both physical adaptations, such as their teeth and fur, and behavioral adaptations. On cold days, gorillas stay near their sleeping areas and huddle with each other for warmth.Full Answer >
In the wild, gorillas have a lifespan of 35 years, but they are known to live to up to 50 years in captivity. Gorillas are one of the four species of great apes. The other three great apes are the chimpanzees, orangutans and the banobos.Full Answer >