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Jane Goodall And Gorillas

Dame Jane Morris Goodall, born as Valerie Jane Morris-Goodall, April 3, 1934, was one of the greatest anthropologist, ethologist, primatologist and the biggest UN Peace Messenger. She is considered as the world's biggest chimpanzee’s expert. Goodall is known for the study of family interactions and social behavior of wild chimpanzees living in Tanzania and Gombe Stream National Park. She founded the Jane Goodall Institute. She had worked for animal welfare and conservation. She was the one who found out that the apes can use tools.More...

Facts About Gorillas

Facts About Gorillas

Gorillas are the largest primates in the world. Their largeness is more due to their weight, which is around 140 kg to 200 kg, than due to their height, which is between 165 cm to 175 cm. However, gorillas do not take much advantage of their massiveness and do not show aggressiveness of any sort. They are know to be shy and reserved in nature. They are generally found in fairly dense forests. But due to the usurpation of green lands all over by the human beings, their habitats are greatly threatened.More...

 

 

How Many Gorillas Are Left ?

How Many Gorillas Are Left ?

Gorillas' are found in both tropical and subtropical forests of Africa. There are many species of Gorillas. The Mountain Gorillas are found in Albertine Rift and cloud forests of Virunga Volcanoes. Lowland Gorillas are found in lowland swamps, dense forests and marshes. Western Lowland Gorillas live in parts of Central West Africa. Eastern Lowland Gorillas live in the Democratic Republic of the Congo which is near the border of Rwanda.More...

 

 

Interesting Facts About Gorillas

Interesting Facts About Gorillas

There are a three subspecies of gorilla. These include the mountain gorilla (Gorilla gorilla beringei), the western lowland gorilla (G. g. gorilla) and theeastern lowland gorilla(G. g. graueri). The mountain gorilla is the largest and strongest among the gorillas. Adult male mountain gorillas (silverbacks) may be able to lift as much as two tons are about ten times as strong as a man.More...

 

 

Where Do Silverback Gorillas Live ?

Where Do Silverback Gorillas Live ?

Gorillas living in rain forests in different parts of Africa can be divided into 3 types, namely the western lowland gorillas, the eastern lowland gorillas and the mountain gorillas. Generally, gorillas are covered with brown or black hair apart from chest, face, palms and soles.More...