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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
Species identified by Robert Embley
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By Robert Embley

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Uploaded Oct 30, 2015. Captured Oct 25, 2015 12:31 in 10 Maple Ave, Blackpool FY3 9BJ, UK.
  • Canon EOS 600D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/395s
  • ISO200
  • 250mm