Friday, 23 March 2012

mountan Gorillas

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.

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