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Profile of a Silverback

Profile of a Silverback

Posted On: March 12, 2010
Date Taken: September 05, 2007


Photographer: Ron Cohn

This snapshot of Ndume gives us a close-up of his pronounced brow and large jaw (needed for chomping on fruits, nuts, leaves, and roots). Notice Ndume"s silver hair? It shows that Ndume is a mature male silverback and the sole "protector" of his and Koko"s home.

Profile of a Silverback

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