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(Gorillas gorilla gorilla), (2) eastern lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla graueri), and (3) mountain gorillas (Gorilla gorilla beringei). The three gorilla subspecies ...

mountain gorilla glossary
Dian Fossey Gorilla researcher who wrote the book Gorillas in the Mist. ecotourism Tourism that provides revenues ... collection of different digitized data sets that are related to the same geographic location. Gorilla gorilla beringei A gorilla subspecies. This is the scientific name (genus and species) of the mountain gorillas. GNP ...

the story of the virungas
However, it was not until 1902 that the mountain gorilla subspecies (Gorilla gorilla beringei) was scientifically recognized and described for the first time. It often seemed as if the mountain gorilla ... protect the gorillas forevermore." (Schaller,1963). Left: Typical mountain gorilla habitat. Photo: Courtesy of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund [ The Story of the Virungas ] [ The Primeval Era ] ... More from this site

Gorilla 100 - Discovery of the Mountain Gorilla
Virunga mountains by German explorer Captain Robert von Beringe, the mountain gorilla was named Gorilla gorilla beringei in honor of the Captain. On the Trail of the Man who Discovered ... the museum in Berlin. It was later described by a Dr. Matschi as a new subspecies of gorilla and named after von Beringe. Home Page | Events | Travel | Discovery | History | Photos | MGCF | Contact ...

Mountain Gorilla, Article by Adrian Warren - page 1 of 6
Gorilla gorilla gorilla (Western Lowland Gorilla); Gorilla gorilla graueri (Eastern Lowland Gorilla) and (Mountain gorilla). Until recently, the Eastern Lowland Gorilla was considered to be a form of Mountain Gorilla ... speculation that this Bwindi population may be yet another subspecies. Mountain gorillas are physically distinct from Lowland Gorillas; they ...

GrungyApe - G. gorilla gorilla
Gorilla are mainly classified based on their geographical location. These included the Mountain Gorilla, Eastern Lowland Gorilla and the Western Lowland Gorilla. A typical gorilla ...

GrungyApe - G. gorilla graueri
GrungyApe - G. gorilla graueri SEARCH Mountain gorillas live in groups that usually include a single mature male, two ... -35,000 western lowland gorillas in the wild. It is this subspecies most frequently seen in captivity. The western lowland gorilla is found in south-east Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo ... More from this site

Mountain Gorilla -- Kids' Planet -- Defenders of Wildlife
Gorilla -- Kids' Planet -- Defenders of Wildlife Defenders of Wildlife 1130 17th Street, NW Washington, DC 20036 Tel: 1-800-385-9712 STATUS: Endangered. DESCRIPTION: Of the three subspecies of gorilla, the mountain gorilla is the largest and rarest. Remarkably strong, the mountain gorilla has a short trunk and a ...

Mountain Gorilla Stamps
Gorilla gorilla gorilla to distinguish it from the mountain gorilla. Another population, the eastern lowland gorilla, is given the scientific name (Gorilla gorilla graueri). The eastern lowland gorilla is the largest of the three subspecies ... : great apes : gorillas
Gorilla (Gorilla gorilla) There are three subspecies within the species Gorilla gorilla: Gorilla gorilla gorilla: Western Lowland Gorilla Gorilla gorilla beringei: Mountain Gorilla Gorilla gorilla graueri: Eastern Lowland Gorilla MORPHOLOGY The western lowland gorilla has a brownish-gray pelage color with reddish highlights. The eastern lowland gorilla ...

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