Western lowland gorilla

The Western lowland gorilla, a large primate in the tropical forests of Africa, offers insight into the social complexity of primates, highlighting the need to protect these threatened species to ensure biodiversity.

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Keyfacts about the Western lowland gorilla


Individuals in the wild

100 kg

Average weight

275 days

Gestation period

Western lowland gorilla

Identity Card

  • Name: Western Lowland Gorilla
  • Latin Name: Gorilla gorilla gorilla
  • Origin: Western Central Africa
  • IUCN Status: Critically Endangered
  • CITES: Appendix I

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