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Mountain Gorilla


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January 11, 2019
Important Mountain Gorilla facts
Less than 1,000 remain todayLive in 4 national parksLifespan of 40-50 years
Scientific Name
Gorilla beringei beringei
Weight
Males: Up to 400 lbs.
Females: 215 lbs
Size
Males: up to 6-ft. tall
Females: up to 5-ft. tall
Life span
40 to 50 years
Habitat
Dense forest, rain forest
Diet
Herbivorous
Gestation
About 8.5 months
Predators
Predominately humans, occasionally leopards
Conservation Status
Critically Endangered


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