Gorillas are the largest of all known living primates. There are 2 species of gorilla, the Western Gorilla (Gorilla gorilla) and Eastern Gorilla (Gorilla beringei). Both are endangered.
Gorillas range in size from 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) to 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) and weigh from 140 kg (309 lbs) to 165 kg (364 lbs). Their lifespan is around 30-50 years.
Gorillas are mainly herbivores, eating mostly fruits and plants. Gorillas sometimes eat insects and meat.
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