Gorillas are found in Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo,
Central African Republic, and Zaire.
They are also found in the rain forests of Rwanda and Uganda. Male gorillas
weigh from three-hundred to five-hundred pounds. Females weigh from one-hundred
fifty to two-hundred fifty pounds. Gorillas have black or brown -gray fur
with black skin on their chests, palms, and faces. Males develop silver
backs as they mature. Gorillas ear two-hundred kinds of leaves, tubers,
flowers, fruit, fungus, and some insects. Their favorite foods include
bamboo, thistles, and wild celery. Man is the gorilla's only enemy. Gorillas
have a life span of between thirty and fifty years.