Gorilla gorilla gorilla: Western lowland gorilla

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The western lowland gorilla [Gorilla gorilla gorilla] is one of two subspecies of the western gorilla [Gorilla 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.

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It is the gorilla most often found in zoos.

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Adult male gorillas are prone to cardiomyopathy, a degenerative heart disease.

Photos: Zoo Atlanta, Georgia, USA [20150728]

Source: Wikipedia

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