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Western lowland gorilla  GaiaPark,Geotagged,Gorilla gorilla gorilla,The Netherlands,Western lowland gorilla Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. This is just brilliant, well captured! Posted 10 years ago
  2. Great shot Frankhuizen, well done. Posted 3 years ago

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The western lowland gorilla is one of two subspecies of the western gorilla that lives in montane, primary, and secondary forests and lowland swamps in central Africa in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. It is the gorilla usually found in zoos. Adult male gorillas are prone to cardiomyopathy, a degenerative heart disease.

Similar species: Primates
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Uploaded Apr 25, 2013. Captured Apr 14, 2013 10:39 in Dentgenbachweg 105, 6468 PG Kerkrade, The Netherlands.
  • Canon EOS 550D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/512s
  • ISO1250
  • 250mm