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Old 10-08-2017, 03:57 PM
 
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Umokxn3Vc38

I have been reading and watching videos about gorillas and I thought they were gentle and peaceful animals after all. In this video this Silverback gorilla seems to be stressed and really aggresive. Is the first time I see a gorilla screaming this way.

I am not a good english speaker so I can't understand everything said but I find strange, this man remains quiet.
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Old 10-08-2017, 04:38 PM
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not sure as I couldn't hear it ( I have lousy sound on my computer) but I'm thinking he wanted the baby back. Wonder if that was a male or female.
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Old Today, 12:00 PM
 
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If that animal wanted to be "aggressive" that man would be dead. It was what is called a threat display. A Lot of noise, fast movement, etc. meant to intimidate a perceived threat away from the gorilla. As for why the man remains quiet, that is what is best to do to avoid escalating a threat display to a real attack.
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