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Primates

Gorilla

Conservation status

Vulnerable

Life span

35 – 40 years

Height

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Length

1.6 m

Weight

150 - 160 kg

Native habitat

lowland tropical rainforests of Central Africa, although some subspecies are found in montane rainforest (between 1,500 and 3,500 meters) and in bamboo forest (between 2,500 to 3,000 meters)

Diet

Vegetarian diet, feeding on stems, bamboo shoots and fruits.

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Gorilla beringei

Gorillas are ground-dwelling, predominantly herbivorous apes that inhabit the forest of central Sub-Saharan Africa. The genus Gorilla is divided into two species: the eastern gorillas and the western gorillas, and either four or five subspecies. They are the largest living primates.

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