Gorilla, male

Gorilla, male

Catalog Number
14770
Male gorillas often beat their fists on their chests.
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Details
Dimensions
2.3 x 4.2 x 3.7 inch (W x D x H)
Age Recommendation
3-8 years
Additional Information
Male gorillas often beat their fists on their chests. They do so to show who is the strongest in the group. However, it can also be a kind of greeting. Gorillas don’t just walk on the palms of their hands, but also on their knuckles. For this reason, they’re also known as knuckle-walkers.

Fun Fact

Male gorillas can weigh up to 200 kg.

Scientific facts

  • Scientific name : Gorilla gorilla
  • Global Home : Africa
  • Conservation Status : Critically Endangered
  • Primary habitat : Subtropical Forest
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