DIET Stems, bamboo shoots, fruits; western lowland gorillas also eat ants and termites
THREATS Poaching, disease,… habitat loss
INTERESTING FACTS Gorillas, the largest living primates, function
in a well-developed social structure and often exhibit behavior
and emotions similar to human’s, including laughter and sadness.
Females give birth to one baby every four to six years and nurture
their young for several years. This slow population growth makes
it harder for gorillas to recover from any population decline. Show More
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