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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates Family: Hominidae Genus: Gorilla
Species: Gorilla gorilla
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... More » · More images »


Gorillas are ground-dwelling, predominantly herbivorous apes that inhabit the forests of central Africa. The eponymous genus Gorilla is divided into two species : ...

Gorilla | Basic Facts About Gorillas | Defenders of Wildlife

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 ...

Gorilla | San Diego Zoo Animals

A group of gorillas living together is called a “troop.” There can be 5 to 30 gorillas in one troop, led by a strong, experienced male known as a "silverback.
Male gorillas 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 »
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WWF - Gorillas

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 ...

All About Gorillas -

Gorillas are primates, advanced mammals from Africa which are in danger of going extinct.
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Mountain Gorilla - National Geographic

Learn all you wanted to know about mountain gorillas with pictures, videos, photos, facts, and news from National Geographic.

The Gorilla Organization

SafeZone appeal: The race is on to create a safe space for gorilla families · Meet ' Toby and Hilary': A new series of short films to save gorillas · Adopt a gorilla ...

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