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

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    • Gorilla gorilla
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    • Western Gorilla
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    • Western Lowland Gorilla
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Western Lowland Gorilla Gorilla gorilla ssp. gorilla

Observer

mariahewilson

Date

February 28, 2015 03:49 AM EST

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Description

Mefou Primate Sanctuary

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Western Lowland Gorilla Gorilla gorilla ssp. gorilla

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congonaturalist

Date

May 30, 2015 03:16 PM CEST

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Mondika

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Western Gorilla Gorilla gorilla

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sergio2015

Date

June 1, 2014

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Description

Gorila gives us his sadness caracter develop in a captive life

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Western Gorilla Gorilla gorilla

Observer

selenachen

Date

April 25, 2015

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Description

HABITAT: Western lowland gorillas live in lowlands and swamp forests of subtropical and tropical Africa in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, and Angola (Cabinda).

DIET: Gorillas are herbivores, eating various parts of plants including leaves, bark, vines, and stalks. They enjoy bamboo, thistles, and wild celery. Lowland gorillas also eat fruit.

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS: Males are twice as large as females, often weighing over 350 pounds, and have longer canine teeth. On two feet they may stand up to six feet tall. Because their substantial weight is not well-supported by branches, gorillas travel on the ground rather than swinging from tree to tree.

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Western Lowland Gorilla Gorilla gorilla ssp. gorilla

Observer

ctnash

Date

January 22, 1981 07:04 PM AEST

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Description

Jersey Zoo.

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Zoo

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Western Gorilla Gorilla gorilla

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cesar99

Date

November 9, 2014

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Western Lowland Gorilla Gorilla gorilla ssp. gorilla

Observer

jakob

Date

May 2, 2014

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Description

1 male (silverback) & 2 females

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Western Gorilla Gorilla gorilla

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jimsteamer

Date

the past

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Western Lowland Gorilla Gorilla gorilla ssp. gorilla

Observer

jakob

Date

May 3, 2014

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Description

Pictures taken by Matthias Graben:
www.matthias-graben-fotografie.de

2 solitary silver backs observed.

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Western Gorilla Gorilla gorilla

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jimsteamer

Date

March 10, 2006

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Western Gorilla Gorilla gorilla

Observer

dwboston

Date

May 10, 2003 05:32 PM CDT

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Description

05/10/2003, 5:32 PM
Canon EOS D60, 1/10 sec, f/5.6, 120mm (28 to 200), ISO 400, Exp comp 0

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Western Gorilla Gorilla gorilla

Observer

major_bombylius

Date

July 16, 2011

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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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