Gorillas of the Congo


These Gorillas are big! In fact, they are the largest living apes! Males can measure up to 1.7m in height and way 160kg – that’s over 350 pounds! Just because these primates are big, doesn’t mean they don’t need your help. Within the Congo, the number of Eastern Lowland Gorillas has declined by 90% over the past 5 years, and only 3,000 now remain.



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