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Old 09-09-2017, 09:56 AM
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I've read and seen some videos about gorillas and I feel they are fascinating animals so I have a couple of questions hoping someone interested in this topic can answer me: in their habitat, which animals are their predators? I mean, which animals usually hunt a gorilla, which enemies can a gorilla have... The other question is: How do they fight? I've seen a video of two gorillas fighting each other in a zoo in the US but I am confused because I see they are like boxing but also I noticed that with their teeth they may cause serious injuries if used. I noticed they are a little awkward while fighting, probably because they test their opponent skills first?
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Old 09-10-2017, 07:23 AM
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There are two species and four or five subspecies who are differentiated in large part based on behavior so you are unlikely to find a universal answer unless you specify which species and subspecies you mean.

Their only real predators are people but leopards have been known to kill the occasional gorilla, though they do not make up a normal part of the leopards diet.
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