Here is an essay from William. He had to do a research report on an animal from the Wild Animal Park. If you enjoyed reading it, please leave a comment and let William know. He will be reading and he loves encouraging words!
ways. They could hear, touch, smell, see, and taste. Gorillas also have the same fingerprints as humans do.
In the wild Gorillas could live up to 50 years. There are only 2 kinds of gorillas left in the world because the others are extinct. The 2 kinds of gorillas are the Western Gorilla and the Eastern Gorilla. In captivity gorillas do what humans do, like if a human picks their nose gorillas will to.
Silver-back male gorillas often lead the troop. A troop is a group of gorillas that live and travel together. Foods that gorillas eat are baby insects which are called grubs. They also eat leaves , bark, shoots, stems, roots, flowers, and some fruit. Obviously, humans wouldn't want to share a dinner with gorillas.
Have you ever wondered why gorillas pound there chests? They do it for 2 different reasons. They sometimes do it to show off their strength. But they usually do it to avoid conflict with other gorillas.
In conclusion, gorillas are pretty cool animals. While humans are usually less than 300 pounds, gorillas could be a little more than 500 pounds.
By : William Reed