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Male silverback gorilla standing tall

Male silverback gorilla standing tall
Male silverback gorilla standing tall
Adult silverback gorilla at Evengue rehabilitation center near Ombue, Gabon. Western Lowland Gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) are the most numerous of gorilla species, with around 94 000 individuals (according to WWF) found in forests of Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Angola. Nevertheless these apes are threatened by habitat loss, poaching, and disease.

Image code: gabon_1805
Photographer: Rhett Butler
Photographed In: Evengue-Gorillas, Central Africa - Congo rainforest Gabon
Camera: Canon
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Date Uploaded: 2006-Jun-15 | Last Update: June 5, 2014

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