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Gorilla

Page history last edited by PBworks 16 years, 5 months ago

  Gorilla

Male gorilla

 

 

 

 

 

Where in the world is your animal found?
 Rainforests of Africa, Uganda,Nigeria
 
internet/World Book/Encyclopedia
What is the diet of your animal?
 fruit, roots, bamboo, shrubs and other plants
internet/Encyclopedia
What is the habitat of your animal?
 Rainforests
internet?world Book
Is your animal a herbivore, carnivore or omnivore?
 Wild ones are herbivores ones in captivity are omnivores
Internet
Is your animal a primary, secondary or tertiary animal?
 primary/secondary
 
World Book
Who are your animals main predators?
 humans
 
World Book/Encyclopedia/internet
Why your animal is endangered?
 from humans hunting them and humans cutting down forests
 also gorillas in the Congo were wiped out almost entirely by a virus
Internet/World Book
Facts on animal

The gorilla is one of five great apes the great apes are, gorillas, bonobos, chimpanzees, and orangutans, gibbons are the lesser apes

 

The adult male weighs about 450 pounds

a gorillas DNA is 97 percent to 98 percent human, they are closest to humans other than chimpanzees

Gorillas walk on their knuckles

 

 

internet/World Book

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bibliography:

 

Picture From: 

http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/extmedia?id=ar230200&st=mountain+gorilla&em=lr003294

 Susman, Randall L. "Gorilla." World Book Encyclopedia. 275-276

Wikipedia. "Gorilla." Wikipedia. 12 Dec. 2007. 14 Dec. 2007 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/
     Gorilla>. ld Book. "Gorilla."
World Book. 2007. 14 Dec. 2007 <http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/
     Media?id=pc101090&st=gorilla>.

 

Jonathan

 

Comments (1)

Anonymous said

at 8:27 pm on Dec 16, 2007

Well done!

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