The genus Gorilla is divided into two species: the eastern gorilla and the western gorilla, and either four or five subspecies.

Gorilla
Genus: Gorilla Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1852
Type species
Troglodytes gorilla Savage, 1847
Species

What is the name of the famous gorilla?

Koko was born in San Francisco Zoo, and lived most of her life at The Gorilla Foundation’s preserve in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Koko (gorilla)

Koko in December 2015
Species Western gorilla
Died June 19, 2018 (aged 46) Woodside, California, U.S.
Known for Use of sign language Pet keeping Nipple fixation

What is the name of the silverback gorilla?

mountain gorillas

Silverback gorillas live high in the mountains in two protected parks in Africa. They are also referred to as mountain gorillas. Silverback gorillas continually wander through their home ranges of 10 to 15 square miles, feeding and resting throughout the day.

What are some gorilla names?

Best Gorilla Names

  • JoJo.
  • Cornelious.
  • Matsumura.
  • Jimmy.
  • Butters.
  • SpeakNoEvil.
  • Matsuoo.
  • Knuckles.

What is the name for a baby gorilla?

Baby Animal Names

Animal Baby Name
Goat kid, billy
Goose gosling
Gorilla infant
Grasshopper nymph

What is another name for a gorilla?

What is another word for gorilla?

silverback great ape
ape primate
King Kong monkey
orangutan chimpanzee
anthropoid gibbon

What are the names of the gorillas in Tarzan?

Gorillas in the animated franchise

  • Kalloa.
  • Terk.
  • Kerchak.
  • Tublat.
  • Flynt.
  • Mungo.
  • Moyo.
  • Gubo.

What is the strongest gorilla?

Fully grown silverbacks are in actually stronger than 20 adult humans combined. A Silverback gorilla can lift 4,000 lb (1,810 kg) on a bench press, while a well-trained man can only lift up to 885 lb (401.5 kg.

What is the largest gorilla?

male silverback mountain gorilla

The largest wild gorilla on record is a male silverback mountain gorilla that was hunted in Cameroon. This large gorilla weighed 589 pounds! That is about 40% larger than what is typical of that subspecies.