Mountain Gorillas

Cayden S.

Habitat

Mountain Gorillas live in the mountain forest high in the Virunga mountains of Africa.

Appearance

Mountain Gorillas have black fur,and a flat nose.It walks on its arms and legs,and they can be over six feet tall.

Diet

Mountain Gorillas eat plants and leaves.The plants Mountain Gorillas eat provide them with most of the water they need.Mountain Gorillas sometimes add ants,termites,grubs,worms,and insect larvae to their diet.

Protection

A Mountain Gorilla protects itself by pounding,roaring,and hitting their chest to scare an enemy away.

Moves

Mountain Gorillas move very slowly on their arms and legs.

Unique Feature

A Mountain Gorilla is the largest primate.

Sources

National Geogrphic Kids.