Scientific Name: Gorilla beringei beringei

Age [Sex]: Adult [M]

Collection Date: 25 July 1924

Locality: Virunga Mountains, north of Lake Kivu

Higher Geography: Africa, Zaire

Collector Name [Number]: Unknown

Notes: Altitude 10,000 ft. Purchased in London by A.K. Macomber (Cost f1000). Complete skeleton. Skin mounted and on exhibition.


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