RANGE



WESTERN LOWLAND GORILLA:
The western lowland gorilla is found in the countries of Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Nigeria. This species lives in the lowland rainforests, and more specifically in Northern Congo they live in swamp forests. The western lowland gorilla prefers open-canopy forests that allow light to reach the forest floor.

MOUNTAIN GORILLA:
The mountain gorilla is found in the countries of Rwanda, Uganda, and Zaire, on the slopes of the Virunga volcanoes (Estes, 1991). This species prefers to live in hagenia woodlands and are found up to 3500 meters in altitude. The mountain gorilla prefers open-canopy forests that allow light to reach the forest floor.

EASTERN LOWLAND GORILLA:
The eastern lowland gorilla is found in the country of Zaire. This species lives in lowland rainforests. The eastern lowland gorilla prefers open-canopy forests that allow light to reach the forest floor.
Western Lowland Gorilla


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