Save Mountain Gorillas!

By: Caiden Mattson

Definitions

Natural resource: Substances such as minerals, forests, water, and fertile land that occur in nature and can be used for economic gain.

Nonrenewable resource: A resource of economic value that can't be readily replaced by a natural resource.

Renewable resource: A renewable resource is a substance that is replenished at the same time it's taken.

Inexhaustible resource: A resource is something that can not be used up.

Concerns and facts about mountain gorillas

Mountain Gorilla - Endangered species

A mountain gorilla is a Nonrenewable resource. Mountain gorillas are a criticality endangered animal.There are only about 880 mountain gorillas left in the world. There are concerns about them being poached and killed for no reason at all. Some mountains are also being inhabited by hikers and the forests on the mountains are getting taken down for lumber. The average life span for a mountain gorilla 35 years. Mountain gorillas are omnivores. There average height is four to six feet tall. There average weight is 300 -485 pounds. Mountain gorillas eat shoots ,roots,fruit,and wild celery.