Most mountain and lowland gorillas stand between 4 and 6 feet tall and weigh between 150 and 500 pounds. Gorillas are known to be among some of the strongest and most intelligent animals. However, because gorillas have a... More »

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Gorillas are a large species of primate that live in a few small portions of Africa. There are four different subspecies, and all are considered endangered. The western lowland gorilla has the largest population at up to... More »

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Gorillas are primates and mammals, native to the forests of Africa. They are divided into two species, the western and eastern gorillas. They are a relative of humans, both being classified as primates. More »

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Adult male gorillas, or silverback gorillas as they are known, can grow to be 6 feet tall and approximately 480 pounds. They usually live from 35 to 50 years. Gorillas are herbivores, which means that they consume plant ... More »

The typical gorilla diet includes bark, bamboo shoots, leaves, fruit, flowers, roots and stems, while the western lowland gorilla also eats ants, termites and larvae. The gorilla's diet changes based on location and the ... More »

Mountain lions, which are also called pumas, panthers and cougars, are large cats that reach about 8 feet in length (including the tail) and weigh about 260 pounds. Males are larger than females. Their coat is short and ... More »

The black spider monkey ranges throughout Central and South America, is the largest primate in the New World and is listed as vulnerable or endangered as of 2015. The black spider monkey is endangered due to habitat loss... More »

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