Definition Of gorillas

noun

a powerfully built great ape with a large head and short neck, found in the forests of central Africa. It is the largest living primate.

One of the most endangered species in the world and the largest living primate, the lowland gorilla originates from the tropical rain forests of equatorial Africa, particularly the Congo and Cameroon.

Example Of gorillas

  • A western lowland gorilla peers out at onlookers deep within a remote forest in the Central African Republic.

  • Conflict, illegal mining, and the growing bush-meat trade have all contributed to a 70 percent population decline of the eastern lowland gorilla , according to conservation groups that announced the preliminary findings this week.

  • Here's a great idea...we'll team an attractive, smart, considerate wife with a fat, obnoxious, gorilla of a husband... people will never see this coming!

  • In fact, Huxley argued, a human differs much less from an ape, such as a chimpanzee or gorilla , than an ape does from a baboon.

  • In less than a month, they destroyed more than 4,000 acres of prime habitat for one of the world's most critically endangered species, the mountain gorilla .


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