Saturday, February 08, 2014



A few of earth's creatures have captured humankind's attention like the gorilla.Although maligned for decades as one of the world's most ferocious and dangerous beasts, gorillas are now described as gentle giants teetering on the brink of extinction, Anatomically,socially and behaviorally humans are recognized components of themselves in our largest primate cousin's  physique and lifestyle.Over the past two decades, in-depth scientific field studies and comprehensive conservation programming have increased our knowledge on the gorillas and today individuals and gov'ts are battling to preserve the species and it's threatened forest homes.

Gorilla only occur in Africa, The species Gorilla gorilla is subdivided into three recognized subspecies i.e: western lowland gorilla(Gorilla gorilla gorilla), which occurs several  countries in western Africa.the eastern low land gorillas  (Gorilla gorilla graueri),  which inhabits remnant forest areas along the eastern border of zaire and  
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