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What are facts about gorillas?
Gorilla Facts. Gorillas are large apes that are native to Africa. They are typically divided into two groups. The mountain gorilla lives in the mountainous regions of central Africa , while the lowland gorilla lives in the flat, dense forests of central and western Africa .
What do gorillas need to live?
Gorillas are able to survive on vegetation such as leaves, stems, roots, vines, herbs, trees, and grasses but such vegetation has relatively low nutritional quality. Therefore, they must consume a larger quantity, but it is available year-round.
What is the behavior of a gorilla?
Although gorillas typically aren’t aggressive, they do exhibit territorial behavior by standing upright on their bottom two legs and pounding their chests in order to intimidate whatever threat they have been given.