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Western Lowland Gorilla. Zoorithmetic Project. By Kari Grade 4 2004. Photo Courtesy of Woodland Park Zoo. Habitat All gorillas live in rainforests, but different kinds may live up in the mountains or down at sea level. Arm Span

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Western Lowland Gorilla

Zoorithmetic Project

By Kari

Grade 4

2004

Photo Courtesy of Woodland Park Zoo

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HabitatAll gorillas live in rainforests, but different kinds may live up in the mountains or down at sea level.
  • Arm Span
  • Male gorillas can reach almost eight feet across, while females are slightly smaller at 6.5 feet.
  • WeightAdult male weight: 350-600 pounds (157-273 kg)Adult female weight: 150-300 pounds (66-136 kg)
  • Life SpanEstimated up to 50 years in the wild. Average 30-35 years in zoos. Record is 54 years.
  • Gorillas build a nest every night out of plant material to sleep in and a day nest for their midday rest!
  • Adult male gorillas eat about 70 pounds (32 kg) of food per day. Adult females eat about two thirds of that amount!
  • Gorillas can make up to 22 vocalizations such as grunts, laughs, hoots, barks and screams, each with its own specific meaning!
  • All information taken from Woodland Park Zoo website, http://www.zoo.org

Interesting Facts

Photo Courtesy of WPZ.

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Problem #1

Female gorillas eat about 2/3 as much food as male gorillas. If a typical female eats about 50 pounds of vegetation a day, how much does the male eat?

Photo Courtesy of WPZ.

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Problem #2

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Female gorillas in the wild have their first offspring at about 10 years old and mate about every four years after that. If the average lifespan of a gorilla in the wild is 50, and they have only one baby at a time, about how many babies will one gorilla usually have?

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Problem #3

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Male gorillas weigh between 300-600 lbs., and female gorillas weigh between 150-300 lbs. About what fraction of the male gorilla’s weight are females?

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Fighting to Survive...

This slide should contain a one-two paragraph essay describing why your animal is endangered or threatened. You should also include ways humans can help preserve the animal.

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Biography

My name is Kari. I teach fourth grade at Martin Sortun Elementary. My favorite activities are reading, listening to music, traveling, and skiing. This is a picture of my 03-04 class after going to Woodland Park Zoo.

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