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Number of gorillas in captivity

How many gorillas are there in captivity?

Over 4000

It is widely known the fact that Gorillas’ natural habitats cover tropical or subtropical forests in Africa.  It is important to know that there are over 100,000 western lowland gorillas in the wild, with 4,000 in zoos.  Moreover, eastern lowland gorillas have a population of 4,000 in the wild and 24 in zoos.  What is to know about mountain gorillas?  Unfortunately, they are the most severely endangered.  Keep in mind that there are 620 mountain gorillas left in the wild and none in zoos.

This fact is verified on : January 17, 2014.





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