Mountain Gorilla

Mountain Gorilla

  • Scientific Name: Gorilla beringei beringei
  • Size: Males: Up to 6 feet tall, standing. Females: Up to 5 feet tall.
  • Weight: Males: 350 pounds. Females: 215 pounds.
  • Lifespan: 40-50 years
  • Habitat: Dense forest, rain forest
  • Diet: Herbivorous (vegetarian)
  • Gestation: About 8 1/2 months
  • Predators: Predominantly humans. Occasionally leopards.