Student Resources

 

Download the Gorilla Study Guide!

 

Gorilla Facts

Mountain Gorilla

  • Class: Mammal, Omnivore
  • Average Lifespan: 35 years
  • Standing Height: 4 to 6 feet
  • Weight: 300-500 lbs
  • Group: Troop or band of up to 30 individuals
  • Status: Critically Endangered

 

Gorilla Media

Bronx Zoo Congo Tour
http://congogorillaforest.com/congovirtualtour

Dian Fossey Gorilla Soundbook
http://gorillafund.org/gorilla_fun/gorilla_sounds_flash.php

Gorilla iCam at the Cincinnati Zoo
http://www.timewarnercable.com/cincinnati/community/icams/gorilla.html

National Geographic Gorilla Photo Gallery
http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/photos/gorillas.html

 

Gorilla Sites

National Geographic Creature Feature - Gorillas
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/Animals/CreatureFeature/Mountain-gorilla

World Wildlife Foundation Gorilla Facts
http://www.worldwildlife.org/species/finder/mountaingorilla/item585.html

 

Other Famous Gorillas

Koko
http://koko.org/kidsclub/index.html

Snowflake
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/snowflake-the-white-gorilla/the-white-gorilla-introduction/275/

Titus
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3nd2mTyaY0