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Gorillas. Caroline and christopher. Gorilla lifestyle. Gorillas live in tightly knit groups up to the amount of thirty. A dominant male known as a silver back is known for the gray or silver hair on his back. He protects the group which consists of his female mates and their young.

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Gorillas

Gorillas

Caroline and christopher


Gorilla lifestyle
Gorilla lifestyle

  • Gorillas live in tightly knit groups up to the amount of thirty.

  • A dominant male known as a silver back is known for the gray or silver hair on his back.

  • He protects the group which consists of his female mates and their young.


Gorilla lifestyle 2
Gorilla lifestyle 2

  • Gorillas are most active during the daytime, and gorillas awake early in the morning to forage.

  • After a midday rest, they travel to find their next meal.

  • Before night fall, each gorilla makes a nest, with infants sharing their mother’s leafy nests.


Gorilla lifestyle 3
Gorilla lifestyle 3

  • Though gorillas spend most of their time on the ground, juveniles and females sometimes nest in trees.

  • Gorillas will also climb trees to search for food.

  • In fact, they have been seen in trees more than 130 feet above ground!


food

  • Gorillas are plant eaters, feeding primarily on stems , leaves , shoots , and the fleshy fruits of a wide variety of seasonally fruiting trees .

  • Full grown male gorillas eat up to 40 pounds of plant matter per day.

  • Full grown females eat about one-third less.


Lifecycle
lifecycle

  • Gorilla babies are born small, at around 4.5 pounds , but they grow fast.

  • At about six months old, a gorilla toddler can walk and ride on it’s mothers back.

  • Baby gorillas stay close to their mothers until they are four to six years old.


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