A silverback gorilla, as the alpha male of his troop, would likely be able to kill a leopard in a straight-on confrontation due to its incredible physical strength, weight advantage and powerful bite. Leopards, however, ... More »

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 scientific name for a silverback gorilla is gorilla beringei beringei. Silverback gorillas are critically endangered, with only 700 to 900 left in the wild. More »

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... More »

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In a hypothetical confrontation between a gorilla and a grizzly bear, the bear would most likely win because of its size advantage, its sharp, powerful claws and its predatory instincts. Although gorillas are formidable ... More »

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The scientific name for a silverback gorilla is gorilla beringei beringei. Silverback gorillas are critically endangered, with only 700 to 900 left in the wild. More »

Although the largest subspecies of gorilla, the mountain gorilla, has incredible physical strength, a powerful bite and the use of hands, it would have little chance against a grizzly bear in a hypothetical confrontation... More »