98% ... Is he missing the aggressive gene? The gorilla is of gentle nature. A thoughtful guy. Maybe he is the better man. Brave and cautious. Strong but serene. Living without killing. A vegetarian. Familiy means everything. A peaceful soul ...100%
Mountain Gorilla, Uganda 2012
© Dr. Jochen Bayer
Distribution. Virunga Mountains in Rwanda, Uganda and DR Congo (600). Bwindi National Park Uganda (approx. 400)
Size. ♀ 1,3 m. 70-100kg / ♂ 1,75m. 150-180 kg
Reproduction. Sexual maturity females after 6-8 years, males approx. 10 years. 1-2 infants. Gestation time aprox. 8.5 months
Diet. leaves, fruits
Threats. Poaching. Destruction of habitats through population pressure. Instable political situation in DR Congo
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