The Mountain Gorilla

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The Mountain Gorilla

Size Coparison to a 6-ft Human

Habitat of the Mountain Gorilla

Scientific Name: Gorilla Beringei BeringeiCommon Name: Mountain Gorilla

Standing up, it is about 4-6 ft (1.2-1.8 kg) tall and weighs about 300-485 lbs (135-220 kg). It moves on all four limbs with its nuckles on the ground. Most of its weight is supported by its feet. The mountain gorilla has a human appearance (opposable thumbs,broad strong hands/ body, and thumbs wider than other fingers to climb).

The mountain gorilla lives in central Africa on the lush Virunga Volcanoes' slopes. It is an omnivore and eats mostly foliage (plants), but also eats meat. The female gestation period is 9 months. Sadly, it is endangered.

Mountain Gorilla

Montain Gorilla


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