Western Gorilla



Common Name: Western Gorilla
Scientific Name: Gorilla gorilla
Also Known As:
Type: Gorilla
Classification: Mammal
Diet: Herbivore
Length: 150 – 170 cm (59 – 67 inch) (excl. tail)
Height: 135 – 155 cm (53.1 – 61 inch) (at the shoulder)
Weight: 80 – 157 kg (176 – 346 lb)
Top Speed: 40 kph (25 mph)
Life Span: 35 years in the wild, 50 years in captivity
Migration Habit: Does not migrate
IUCN Redlist Status: Critically Endangered
Population Trend: Decreasing
Western Gorilla

Western Gorillas are Mammals that are a species of Gorilla. Their scientific name is Gorilla gorilla.

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

Western Gorilla Habitat

Western Gorillas can be found in many countries in Africa, these countries include Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Nigeria.

They strive in habitats like tropical moist forests.

Western Gorilla Young

These Gorillas mature at the age of 7-9 years. Once matured, Western Gorillas can have 1 young after a gestation period of 251-289 days.

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

References: Wikipedia and the IUCN Redlist.