Why Do Gorillas Beat Their Chests?

Created by Akash

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Date: 13/10/22

Male Gorilla probably do this to attract research female gorillas.

Although there is no logic behind this, some German researchers have reported different things through a study.

The researchers also said that the noise they make with their mouths is to understand how big they are, that is to highlight their identity.

The study also found that large gorillas make louder noises when beating their chests, while smaller gorillas make heavier noises.

According to the study, the researchers analyzed a video of 25 male gorillas in Rwanda, Volcanoes National Park.

A systematic data has been found about them where their heart rate will be higher or lower completely depending on their height and age.