By Josie April 25th, 2023
A tiger can weigh as much as 660 pounds and measure 11 feet in length.
The largest subspecies, the eastern lowland gorilla, can weigh up to 550 pounds and grow 5-6 feet tall.
Gorillas reside in the tropical forests of Africa.
Tigers live in tropical forests, grasslands, and swamps of Asia.
Gorillas are endangered, while tigers are vulnerable.
Both suffer from habitat loss and poaching.
Tigers are carnivorous predators and primarily hunt large mammals such as deer, wild boar, and buffalo.
They are solitary hunters who use their stealth and powerful muscles to stalk their prey, often waiting patiently for hours before striking.
Gorillas are primarily herbivorous animals that feed mainly on fruits but eat other vegetation, such as leaves, stems, bark, and flowers, if available seasonally.
Adult gorillas spend an average of 8-10 hours daily feeding, while infants spend around 4-5 hours per day eating due to their smaller stomach capacity.
Tigers are known to take down animals that are many times their size.
Gorillas can reach speeds of up to 18 mph when leaping through trees or running along branches.