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SPECIES Gorilla beringei

Author:Matschie, 1903.
Citation:Sber. Ges. naturf. Fr. Berlin: 257.
Common Name:Eastern Gorilla
Type Locality:Rwanda, Mt. Sabinyo.
Distribution:N and E Dem. Rep. Congo, SW Uganda, N Rwanda.
Status:CITES Appendix I and U.S. ESA Endangered as included in G. gorilla; IUCN Critically Endangered as G. g. beringei, Endangered as G. g. graueri.
Comments:Separated as a full species by Groves (2001c).
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SUBSPECIES beringei

SUBSPECIES graueri

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