10 year old Blackback Mountain Gorilla passing by

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    11 September 2009 - Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Uganda.

    10 year old blackback Mountain Gorilla / Berggorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei), a subspecies (Bwindi variety) of the Eastern Gorilla / Oostelijke Gorilla (Gorilla beringei). The gorilla belongs to the Nkuringo group.

    A 10 year old Blackback Mountain Gorilla was passing by, walking over our trail.

    Click a link and you'll go to the page for that rank in the biological classification on Schaapmans' Wildlife Spotting.

    Kingdom: Animalia; Animals / Dierenrijk
    Phylum: Chordata; Vertebrates / Gewervelden
    Class: Mammalia; Mammals / Zoogdieren
    Order: Primates; Primates / Primaten
    Suborder: Haplorrhini; Tarsiers, Monkeys and Apes / Apen en Spookdieren
    Infraorder: Simiiformes; Simians / Apen
    Parvorder: Catarrhini; Old World Monkeys and Apes / Smalneusapen
    Superfamily: Hominoidea; Apes / Mensapen
    Family: Hominidae; Great Apes (incl. Humans) or Hominids / Mensachtigen
    Subfamily: Homininae; Hominines / Mensachtigen
    Tribe: Gorillini; Gorillas / Gorilla's
    Genus: Gorilla; Gorillas / Gorilla's
    Species: Gorilla beringei; Eastern Gorilla / Oostelijke Gorilla
    Subspecies: Gorilla beringei beringei; Mountain Gorilla (Bwindi) / Berggorilla (Bwindi)

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