The Western Lowland Gorilla is the smallest and most common of the four gorilla subspecies.
They weigh around 200 pounds and have a lifespan of around 35 years.
Western Lowland Gorillas are herbivores and mainly eat leaves, fruits, and stems.
They live in dense rain forests close to water where they can stay cool.
Western Lowland Gorillas are black with brown fur on their heads, necks, and chests. They have long arms and legs that allow them to move quickly through the trees.
These amazing animals are critically endangered due to poaching and habitat loss.