mountain gorilla


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

moun′tain goril`la


n.
a subspecies of gorilla, Gorillagorilla beringei.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mountain gorilla - gorilla of Kivu highlandsmountain gorilla - gorilla of Kivu highlands    
genus Gorilla - gorillas
gorilla, Gorilla gorilla - largest anthropoid ape; terrestrial and vegetarian; of forests of central west Africa
References in periodicals archive ?
ITV Wales, 9pm Comedian John Bishop is journeying to the jungles of Rwanda to come face to face with one of the most endangered animals on Earth - the mountain gorilla.
MEPs called for measures to protect this UNESCO World Heritage Site which is also home to the endangered mountain gorilla species.
A 2-year-old female Grauer's gorilla, confiscated from poachers in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, in November 2005, was group-housed in a facility with 6 other juvenile Grauer's gorillas and 1 juvenile mountain gorilla (G.
Additionally, revenue generated by mountain gorilla ecotourism programs provides funding for conservation work and community development projects in the area.
The Lowland Gorilla is an endangered species, while its cousin, the Mountain Gorilla is extremely endangered.
In 1963, Fossey--an occupational therapist from Kentucky--traveled to Africa with the hopes of setting eyes on a mountain gorilla.
Now the mountain gorilla population is at its highest since the 1950s.
Mountain Gorilla Today, BBC2, 8pm In the heart of Africa lies a remarkable mountain kingdom.
A hand-canned American-style pale ale made with grains of paradise has been released by the Wynkoop Brewery of Denver, CO, Fifty-percent of all profits from the sale of the new Silverback Pale Ale go to the Denver-based Mountain Gorilla Conservation Fund (MGCF).
The gorillas had been living in temporary facilities under the care of the Congolese Park Authority, Rwanda Development Board, and the Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project, as well as the Fossey Fund.
On December 3rd, 2008, Uganda got a rare gift: mountain gorilla twins