Globally Critically endangered (CR) (Source: IUCN Red List)

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  • German
    • Westlicher Gorilla
  • Scientific Names
    • Gorilla gorilla
  • English
    • Western Gorilla
    • Lowland Gorilla
    • Cross River Gorilla
    • Western Lowland Gorilla
  • French
    • Gorille
  • Spanish
    • Gorila
  • Portuguese
    • Gorila-ocidental

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Western Gorilla Gorilla gorilla

Observer

tbrooks

Date

April 5, 2000

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Lowland Gorilla Gorilla gorilla ssp. gorilla

Observer

aa77260

Date

February 12, 2016 09:29 AM CET

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Lowland Gorilla Gorilla gorilla ssp. gorilla

Observer

pancho5

Date

May 20, 2016 07:18 PM CDT

Place

Cameroon (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Gorilla Gorilla gorilla

Observer

natasa-stuper

Date

June 22, 2013 11:31 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Lowland Gorilla Gorilla gorilla ssp. gorilla

Observer

muir

Date

June 3, 2016 04:33 PM EDT

Description

Lone silverback.

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Lowland Gorilla Gorilla gorilla ssp. gorilla

Observer

muir

Date

June 2, 2016 08:50 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Lowland Gorilla Gorilla gorilla ssp. gorilla

Observer

muir

Date

June 4, 2016 07:35 AM ADT

Description

Literally, a gorilla in the mist situation. Lone silverback, possibly/probably seen the prior afternoon in same bai, was visible ~100 yrds away only after we had been at mirador for ~15 minutes and the mist slowly burned away from the clearing.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Lowland Gorilla Gorilla gorilla ssp. gorilla

Observer

bloben

Date

August 14, 2013

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Lowland Gorilla Gorilla gorilla ssp. gorilla

Observer

friel

Date

August 29, 2002 07:53 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Western Lowland Gorilla Gorilla gorilla ssp. gorilla

Observer

congonaturalist

Date

November 22, 2015 08:51 AM CET

Description

Silverback

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Western Lowland Gorilla Gorilla gorilla ssp. gorilla

Observer

congonaturalist

Date

November 18, 2015 03:12 PM CET

Description

One barked loudly as we passed

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Western Lowland Gorilla Gorilla gorilla ssp. gorilla

Observer

congonaturalist

Date

November 18, 2015 01:13 PM CET

Description

Silverback

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Description from Wikipedia

The western gorilla (Gorilla gorilla) is a great ape and the most populous species of the genus Gorilla.

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