Cross river gorilla

By Christian Akin

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The Cross river gorilla is the most endangered African ape. Recent studies by the WCS revealed that genetic subpopulation of cross river gorillas are in fact one viable population.

Cross river gorillas rank among the world's 25 most endangered primate species

The subspecies of a western gorilla is very similar in appearance to more numerous western wetland gorilla but subtle diffrences can be found in the skull and tooth dimensions.

Classification and role:

The cross river gorilla is an omnivore,


Kingdom: Animal


Order: Primates