Student Resources


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Gorilla Facts

Mountain Gorilla

  • Class: Mammal, Omnivore
  • Average Lifespan: 35 years
  • Standing Height: 4 to 6 feet
  • Weight: 300-500 lbs
  • Group: Troop or band of up to 30 individuals
  • Status: Critically Endangered


Gorilla Media

Bronx Zoo Congo Tour

Dian Fossey Gorilla Soundbook

Gorilla iCam at the Cincinnati Zoo

National Geographic Gorilla Photo Gallery


Gorilla Sites

National Geographic Creature Feature - Gorillas

World Wildlife Foundation Gorilla Facts


Other Famous Gorillas