The Gorilla is the largest of the great ape species and the next closest relative to humans after the two chimpanzee species. There are two types of Gorillas; the Mountain Gorilla and the Lowland Gorilla, both of which are on the endangered species list primarily due to poaching. These highly intelligent, large, ground-dwelling, primarily herbivore mammals live in family groups called troops. Each troop consists of one Silverback male, several females and their off spring. The silverback is the leader of the troop. He makes all the decisions, moves the group, and protects them. The average life span of the Gorilla is 30 to 50 years. Like man, Gorillas can laugh and show emotion to each other. Gorillas have been taught sign language. They also can make and use tools.
The Animal Bottle Stoppers measure approximately 1 1/2" to 2" tall. Each unique Bottle Stopper has a solid plated base and 6” long chain, with a cork bottle stopper designed to fit any standard wine bottle. Using our Tiny One series of specie specific figurines, your animal will be the toast of the town when we mount one of our detailed, hand painted stone resin figurines on the top of this item.