WHS where Gorillas live in the wild. Gorillas are ground-dwelling, predominantly herbivorous apes that inhabit the forests of central Africa.
The eponymous genus Gorilla is divided into two species: the eastern gorillas and the western gorillas, and either four or five subspecies:
- Western lowland gorilla (subspecies of western gorilla)
- Cross River gorilla (subspecies of western gorilla)
- Mountain gorilla (subspecies of eastern gorilla)
- Eastern lowland gorilla (subspecies of eastern gorilla)
- Bwindi gorilla (sometimes considered as a subspecies of the eastern gorilla)
|Bwindi Impenetrable National Park||Bwindi gorilla|
|Dja Faunal Reserve||Western lowland gorilla|
|Ivindo National Park||Western Lowland Gorilla|
|Kahuzi-Biega National Park||Eastern lowland gorilla|
|Lopé-Okanda||Western lowland gorilla|
|Odzala-Kokoua||"one of the most important strongholds for Western Lowland Gorillas, Gorilla gorilla ssp. gorilla (CR)" (AB ev)|
|Sangha Trinational||Western Lowland Gorilla|
|Virunga National Park||Mountain gorilla and Eastern lowland gorilla|
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