List of Kenya National Endemics

Taita ThrushTurdus helleri,Tana River CisticolaCisticola restrictus,Aberdare CisticolaCisticola aberdare, Teita White-eyeZosterops Silvanus,South Pare White-eyeZosterops kulalensis,Hinde's Pied-BabblerTurdoides hindei,Williams's LarkMirafra williamsi,Sharpe's LongclawMacronyx sharpie,Clarke's WeaverPloceus golandi

Mountain Gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei)

Mountain gorillas are the largest living primates and the world's most endangered apes with a population of less than 800 individuals world over- none in zoos. They are found in Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

They share 97% DNA with human beings! They are our closest living cousins after the Chimpanzee, They have up to 25 vocalization for communication

Mountain Gorillas are shy, social and very active during day. They live in families of 8-25 members with one leading male (The Silver Back).

Gorillas have a lifespan of 50 years in the wild. They reproduce at a very slow speed with a gestation period of approximately 8.5 months and an interval of four years to the next birth.

Diet: Mainly herbivores eating fruits, herbs, leaves, stems, roots and shoots. Sometimes ingest small insects like ants and termites.

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