Gorilla Nutrition


Popovich, D.G. and E.S. Dierenfeld (1997) Gorilla Nutrition. In: Management of Gorillas in Captivity: Husbandry Manual, Gorilla Species Survival Plan. J. Ogden and D. Wharton, Eds. American Association of Zoos and Aquariums


Gorillas (Gorilla gorilla) pose an interesting and challenging dietetic study. Some differences exist among the diets of the three subspecies, probably due to habitat variation; unfortunately, most work has focused on the subspecies not represented in zoos.

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