Mountain gorilla

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Mountain gorilla
Susa group, mountain gorilla.jpg
Male mountain gorilla
Mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) female with baby.jpg
Female and juvenile
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorhini
Infraorder: Simiiformes
Family: Hominidae
Subfamily: Homininae
Genus: Gorilla
Species:
Subspecies:
G. b. beringei[1]
Trinomial name
Gorilla beringei beringei[1]
Matschie, 1903
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Distribution range in blue

Mountain gorillas are gorillas that are from Eastern Africa. Some live in the Virunga Mountains of Central Africa, within 3 national parks. The other lives in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park of Uganda

References[change | change source]

  1. Groves, Colin (2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. (eds.). Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 181–182. ISBN 0-801-88221-4.
  2. Hickey, J. R.; Basabose, A.; Gilardi, K. V.; Greer, D.; Nampindo, S.; Robbins, M. M.; Stoinski, T. S. (2018). "Gorilla beringei ssp. beringei". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2018: e.T39999A17989719.