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There are two species of gorilla. Western gorillas (Gorilla gorilla) are currently the most numerous, and inhabit the forests of west-central Africa (Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Nigeria). The larger Eastern gorillas (Gorilla beringei) inhabit a small area of rainforest in eastern DR Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda. Both species are critically endangered.

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Page: 4.2 Martine Peeters — On the Road to HIV: Primate Lentiviruses (HIV/AIDS Research: Its History & Future Meeting)
... bit on this question, but it is not easy to do because we have no captive SIV infected gorillas. There are no habituated SIV infected gorilla populations. We tried to do this in a noninvasive way on the nonhabituated populations. Gorillas, they don't move a lot. They stay very close—I ...
Apr 27, 2021
Page: 4.3 Beatrice Hahn — Apes to Humans: The Origin of HIV (HIV/AIDS Research: Its History & Future Meeting)
... group M and N are chimpanzee viruses that got transmitted to humans. We know that the gorilla virus is transmission from a chimpanzee as well, and so the gorilla served as an intermediary host, because then gorillas transmitted both group P and group O which was the most ...
Apr 27, 2021
Page: simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) (HIV/AIDS Research: Its History & Future Meeting)
... five distinct groups. Group 1, which includes SIVcpz (chimpanzee), SIVgor (gorilla), SIVrcm (redcapped mangabey), SIVagi (agile mangabey), SIVmnd (mandrill), SIVdrl (drill ...
Jan 22, 2021

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