Eastern Gorilla


Common Name: Eastern Gorilla
Scientific Name: Gorilla beringei
Also Known As:
Type: Gorilla
Classification: Mammal
Diet: Herbivore
Length: 150 – 185 cm (59 – 73 inch) (excl. tail)
Height: 150 – 170 cm (59.1 – 66.9 inch) (at the shoulder)
Weight: 90 – 205 kg (198 – 452 lb)
Top Speed: 40 kph (25 mph)
Life Span: 30-40 years in the wild, 60 years in captivity
Migration Habit: Does not migrate
IUCN Redlist Status: Critically Endangered
Population Trend: Decreasing
Eastern Gorilla

Eastern Gorillas are Mammals that are a species of Gorilla. Their scientific name is Gorilla beringei.

These Mammals are Herbivores, and groups of Eastern Gorillas are known as a Troop.

Eastern Gorilla Habitat

Eastern Gorillas can be found in many countries in Africa, these countries include Rwanda, Uganda, and DR Congo.

They strive in habitats like tropical moist forests.

Eastern Gorilla Young

These Gorillas mature at the age of 10 years. Once matured, Eastern Gorillas can have 1 young after a gestation period of 259 days.

Eastern Gorilla young are called infants and, like most animal young, are extremely cute.

References: Wikipedia and the IUCN Redlist.