Friday, 23 March 2012
scientific name:gorilla gorilla beringei
small fact:gorillas rarely attack humans
height:gorillas can be up to 6 feet tall
weight:300 to 425lbs
lifespan: 53 years in captivity
natural habitat: dense or rain forests
litter:they will only have one baby but like humans it is possible to have twins.
predators:cheetahs and humans
diet:they are vegetarian there diets consist of celery,bamboo,thistles,stinging nettles,bedstraw and certain fruit.
Interesting facts:there are roughly 700 mountain gorillas left on earth. mountain gorillas have longer hair and longer arms than lowland gorillas they also tend to be a bit larger then other gorillas.
A good website:http://www.outtoafrica.nl/animals/enggorilla.html?zenden=2&subsoort_id=1&bestemming_id=1
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Posted by jessiegirl