In a Fight Between a Gorilla and a Leopard, Which Would Win?


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Although the gorilla is more than capable of defending itself with its incredible physical strength and powerful jaws, recorded cases of leopard predation of gorillas exist. Leopards are arboreal animals and well-adapted to hunting primates, utilizing stealth and ambush techniques to overpower an unsuspecting primate before delivering a fatal bite.

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Humans have also been attacked and killed by leopards. Leopards are more dangerous to human settlements than other big cats due to their higher tolerance of human proximity.

Leopards are powerfully built and able to haul heavy kills up to trees, where they can eat at their own leisure without worrying about larger predators or scavengers. While leopards prefer trees, they are proficient swimmers and occasionally include crabs and fish in their diet.

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