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  • Publication Date: March 16, 2020
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Sharing 98% DNA with humans, mountain gorillas are one of human’s closest cousins.

As their name suggests, they spend their lives high up in the montane and bamboo forests of east-central Africa, at elevations ranging from 8,000 – 13,000 feet. They are the most endangered gorilla species, only an estimated 900-1000 gorillas remain in the wild.

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