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Why Do Gorillas Beat Their Chest?

You’re probably familiar with the sight of a gorilla standing on its back legs and pounding out an alternating drum-like sound on their chest. Have you ever wondered about this behavior? Why do gorillas beat their chest? Do only the males do it, or do females beat their chest as well? What about baby gorillas? … Read more

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Gorilla Vs Lion: Who Would Win?

Gorillas and lions are some of the most iconic animals found in Africa. Have you ever wondered what would happen if they were to meet in the wild? In a fight between a gorilla vs. a lion, who would win? Keep reading as we compare the strengths and weaknesses of these two powerful creatures. Gorilla … Read more

All Of The Reasons Why Male Gorillas Beat Their Chest

How Strong Is A Gorilla {Explained!}

If you’ve ever seen a gorilla pounding on its chest, you were probably impressed by its apparent strength. But how strong is a gorilla, exactly? How does their strength compare to that of the average human? And what is it that gives gorillas their impressive strength? Keep reading! In this article, we’ll answer all of … Read more

What Do Gorillas Like to Eat in the Wild

What Do Gorillas Eat And Drink?

Gorillas are large, muscular apes with sharp teeth. To look at them, you might think that they are ferocious meat eaters, but this is not the case. So, what do gorillas eat and drink? Is their diet different in captivity than it is in the wild? Keep reading as we answer these questions and more! … Read more

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How Many Gorillas Are Left In The World?

Gorillas are large, powerful apes that share much of our DNA. But did you know that they face many threats in the wild? Some of them are even considered critically endangered and face the possibility of extinction. With this in mind, you may be wondering: how many gorillas are left in the world? Why are … Read more

How Smart are Orangutans

What Does It Mean When An Orangutan Smiles?

A smile is generally seen as a sign of happiness, acceptance, or contentment–though admittedly, among humans it can mean a great variety of things. But what about when that smile is displayed by an animal? Specifically, what does it mean when an orangutan smiles? Keep reading to find out more! Why Do Orangutans Smile? Orangutans … Read more

Orangutan Vs. Gorilla: Comparisons

Orangutan Vs Gorilla: Who Would Win?

Orangutans and gorillas are the largest apes in the world; have you ever wondered what would happen if they faced off against each other? True, orangutans live in Asia while gorillas are found in Africa, so they are unlikely to ever meet; still the thought is intriguing. So, in a fight of an orangutan vs. … Read more

what do orangutan eat and drink

What Do Orangutans Eat And Drink?

Orangutans are large, gentle-looking animals. Have you ever wondered about the nutrition they need to survive and thrive? Because they share over 96 percent of their DNA with humans, they have similar needs in terms of food. So, what do orangutans eat and drink? What is their favorite food, and what are some of their … Read more

Are Orangutans Going Extinct

Why Is The Orangutan Endangered?

Most people are familiar with orangutans–the big, hairy, monkey-looking creatures that share over 96 percent of our DNA. But did you know that these large primates are in danger of becoming extinct? This may lead you to wonder: why is the orangutan endangered? And what efforts are being done to protect it? Keep reading as … Read more

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