Mountain Gorillas

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Seriously endangered, only 700 mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei) survive today, all of them in the montane forest lands of four national parks in Rwanda, Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo. The largest living primates, these gentle and highly-intelligent apes are near relatives of ours and live in close-knit family groups. Each family group includes a dominant "silverback" male, a harem of females, and their offspring. Human activity, both poaching and habitat...
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