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What illnesses do Gorillas suffer from

Gorillas get infected with most of the diseases suffered by human beings as well. It is for this reason that visitors to these gorillas are advised to keep a distance. Respiratory diseases suffered more especially pneumonia are the most frequently causes of deaths of most mountain gorillas. On a rare occasion gorillas suffer from teeth cavities as most of their food has a little of sugar and fruit. They sometimes suffer from periodontitis that dissolves their jaw bones and sometimes leads to loss of teeth. There are also epidemic diseases that affect gorillas like the Ebola virus that can be transmitted from humans and vice versa

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