Gorilla’s Head

Infant gorillas have smaller, more rounded heads compared to adults, which change significantly as they mature. These changes include the development of the sagittal crest and the enlargement of the brow ridge. Watching these transformations can provide insights into their growth and development.

The gradual changes in a young gorilla’s head are a visual timeline of their journey to adulthood. These shifts are not just physical but also reflect their increasing roles within the group. Observing these stages can deepen our understanding of gorilla life cycles.

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