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    Gorillas are the largest extant species of primates. They are ground-dwelling, predominantly herbivorous apes that inhabit the forests of central Africa. Gorillas are divided into two species and either four or five subspecies. The DNA of gorillas is highly similar to that of a human, from 95–99% depending on what is counted, and they are the next closest living relatives to humans after the two chimpanzee species.

    Gorillas' natural habitats cover tropical or subtropical forests in Africa. Although their range covers a small percentage of Africa, gorillas cover a wide range of elevations. The mountain gorilla inhabits the Albertine Rift montane cloud forests of the Virunga Volcanoes, ranging in altitude from 2,200–4,300 metres (7,200–14,100 ft). Lowland Gorillas live in dense forests and lowland swamps and marshes as low as sea level, with western lowland gorillas living in Central West African countries and eastern lowland gorillas living in the Democratic Republic of the Congo near its border with Rwanda.

    BrendaLV, jackez2010, Ademir Pavarina, and 4 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. jackez2010 35 months ago | reply

      Exceptionnel ! félicitations !!

    2. Ademir Pavarina 35 months ago | reply

      Fantástica foto !!

    3. larz_73 35 months ago | reply

      This Awesome Photo Was Seen In:
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      The Free Photographers Group.

    4. Smirni 35 months ago | reply

      waaowwwwwwww

    5. Miguel Benítez 35 months ago | reply

      vaya mirada... intimida.

      gran foto. enhorabuena!!

    6. TimmyHarms 32 months ago | reply

      Your picture has caught my attention and I find it worthy
      of a NATURES BEST AWARD...Well Done :)

      Natures best
      NATURE'S BEST

    7. L. A. Garchi 29 months ago | reply

      thanks for sharing, nice shot, i love to see them too in the zurich zoo in Switzerland

      maybe just one or two clicks further would be for these ones..

      here...

      whc.unesco.org/fr/list/63


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