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Gorilla

A company that has the greatest market share in a particular industry without having a monopoly. A gorilla usually has greater leeway in its decisions; for example, it may charge a higher price for its products without fear of losing too much business. Large companies, such as Wal-Mart or Microsoft, are considered gorillas.
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2) Max, a 26-year-old lowland gorilla, is transported to a hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa, after being shot in the jaw.
Lowland Gorillas like Koko are threatened by logging and poaching in Central Africa, while their cousins, the mountain gorillas, number fewer than 500.
15pm on Sunday to the delight of the rest of the western lowland gorilla clan.
Alvila, an older lowland gorilla at the San Diego Zoo, played it cool right up until the end.
Kibabu - a 210kg western lowland gorilla - had his 32nd birthday party at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia, munching on sugar-free vegetable cupcakes.
Not only will holidaymakers have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the Christmas spirit, but they can also get up close with baby Bolingo, an endangered Western lowland gorilla, who has just celebrated his first birthday.
A baby lowland gorilla abandoned by its natural mother at the San Diego Wild Animal Park has been adopted by another mother gorilla that responded to its hungry cries.
Western lowland gorilla Kukuma took the eye out of his frosty friend but not in a hostile move.
KISHINA, a western lowland gorilla, holds her male baby, Bolingo, at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay after a successful reintroduction.
As if on cue, 8-year-old Binti Jua - a mighty female Western Lowland gorilla - went to retrieve the boy and cradle him in her arms until human help could reach them.
The 32-year-old lowland gorilla needed life-saving surgery on Thursday to check a rapidly spreading tumour.
The Primate Panorama - one of the zoo world's largest primate facilities, including one of the country's largest outdoor habitats dedicated to the endangered lowland gorilla - will open July 30 at the Denver Zoo.