Apes of the Rainforests
GORILLA ~ Gentle Giant
Habitat: rainforests Size: 1.2-1.7m high; no tail; 70-270kg Adaptation: moves about in a stooped position, using the knuckles of the hands to bear part of its weight Diet: leaves, buds, flowers, fruit, fungus, bark & insects Predator(s): man clearing the forests thus destroying their habitat
  aka Man of the Jungle

Habitat: rainforests Size: 0.8-1.5m high; no tail; 33-90kg Adaptation: extremely long & powerful arms Diet: fruit, seeds, shoots, leaves, flowers, bulbs, insects, eggs, birds & small mammals Predator(s): man destroying their habitat; baby orangutans sold as pets
GIBBON ~ Upright Ape
Habitat: rainforests Size: 44-64cm high; no tail; 4-13kg Adaptation: long arms to swing on branches & vines; the only ape that walk on its hind legs Diet: fruit, flowers, leaves, insects, spiders, eggs & birds Predator(s): man hunting them & destroying their habitat through deforestation

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CHIMPANZEE ~ Playful Cousin
Habitat: rainforests & mountains Size: 1-1.7m high; no tail; 50-80kg Adaptation: make & use tools e.g., stripping leaves from stems then using the stems to catch termites Diet: fruit, leaves, seeds, stems, ants, termites, bird eggs & fish Predator(s): man hunting them for research institutions, circuses & zoos