Notice the silver or gray colored hair on his back.
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10. They look mean but they are shy and gentle creatures.
9. The silverback is a male leader of the group.
8. They are usually found in groups of around 10.
7. They are herbivores (vegetarians).
6. Silverbacks are the protector of the group.
5. They can weigh as much as 350 pounds.
4. They can live for 40-50 years if not killed.
3. Their only predators are leopards and humans
2. Gorillas are very intelligent, and can show emotions. They laugh when they are tickled and cry when they are sad or hurt. Gorillas cry with sounds, not tears.
1. There are fewer than 800 left in the world!