The gorilla, the largest of the primates, is a ground-dwelling herbivore that inhabits the forests of central Africa. There are two species of gorilla, both in the genus Gorilla. Gorillas move about...
Gorillas are ground-dwelling, predominantly herbivorous apes that inhabit the
forests of central Africa. The eponymous genus Gorilla is divided into two species
Closely linked by DNA, gorillas (family Hominidae) are one of the four species of
great apes that are the closest living relatives of humans – the other three are ...
Gorillas are some of the most powerful and striking animals, not only for their size
and force, but also for their gentle human like behavior. They play a crucial role ...
weigh up to 600 pounds and reach 6 feet tall, while females reach 200 pounds and stand up to 5 feet tall. One of three species of gorilla
, the western lowland gorilla
lives in the tropical rainforests of West Africa. There are presently over 300 lowland ... More »
Gentle giants. Ever since King Kong first gave Fay Wray that unexpected lift to the
top of the Empire State Building in 1933, Hollywood has gone ape depicting ...
Gorillas are charismatic, intelligent, and in danger. Learn more and help WWF
fight habitat destruction and poaching of our ape cousins.
Learn all you wanted to know about mountain gorillas with pictures, videos,
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Sep 30, 2014 ... Gorillas, the largest of the great apes, are endangered in their native African
habitats, largely by human activity.
Some primatologists list one additional subspecies of mountain gorilla, and are
proposing to separate the Bwindi population into a fifth gorilla subspecies.