Western Lowland Gorilla

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Western Lowland Gorilla

Gorilla gorilla gorilla
The gorilla is the largest living primate. Despite its massive size and ferocious reputation, the gorilla is actually a peaceful and social animal, living in troops of up to 20 individuals. A troop is led and defended by a dominant male called a silverback.
Fact file:

Height: 5 – 6 ft

Weight: Males up to 400 lbs., females up to 200 lbs.

Lifespan: Up to 35 yrs in wild

Habitat: Tropical rainforest

Diet: Leaves, fruit and small invertebrates

Current Range: Central Africa