GORILLA

Species: Gorilla gorilla gorilla (Western Lowland)
Geographic Range: Central Africa
Size: 200-500 pounds
Lifespan: up to 50 years
Conservation Status: Critically endangered
Como’s Gorillas
Find them with the Primates Map
Fun Facts
  • Gorillas can live up to 40 years in the wild and 50 years in captivity.
  • Gorillas are the largest of all primates.
  • In the wild, gorillas live together in groups called troops.
  • Adult male gorillas can eat up to 40 pounds of food each day.