Gorilla cells have
membrane-bound organelles with specialized functions and their
genetic material is held in a nucleus.
multicellular heterotrophs whose cells lack cell walls and tissues
form organs and organ systems.
Gorillas have 3 germ
layers, a well developed coelom, a segmented body, a single nerve
chord, a closed blood system, a closed digestive system, and an
endoskeleton comprised of bone.
Gorillas have a
vertebral column that is part of a bony endoskeleton that has
muscles, appendages, and a cranium. They also have an inner and
outer epidermis, a digestive system with advanced organs, a heart
with 4 chambers, and a blood system that uses hemoglobin.
Gorillas have 3
middle ear bones, the hammer, anvil, and stirrup, hair on the outer
epidermis, and the females have mammary glands that produce milk.
separate and highly mobile radius and ulna in the forearm and tbia
and fibula in the hind leg. They also have an opposable hallux and
pollex which is commonly referred to as the thumb and the big toe.
Gorillas have paired
downward directed nasal openings, an upper lip that isnít attached
to the nose or gum and a high brain to body size ratio.
Gorillas have robust
bodies and well developed forearms. They also have a large braincase
and their teeth consist of upper and lower molars, broad incisors,
Gorillas are the
largest primates whose lower jaw portrudes out farther than their
Species: Gorilla beringei
Eastern Gorillas are
large hominids with a flat nose with large nostrils and a bare face,
hands, feet, and breast.
Subspecies: Gorilla beringei
have longer and darker hair and longer jaws and teeth. They also
have slightly shorter arms and their feet most resemble humans.
Gorillas are the largest of the 3 subspeices and has a stocky body
large hands and a short muzzle. They have longer teeth, a stronger
jaw, and a broader torso. They also have small ears and large
nostrils and their hair is all black.
Bwindi Gorillas do not have a
scientific name and are recently separated from the Mountain
Gorillas. They share many of the same characteristics and
behaviorisms as Mountain Gorillas.
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