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From the Guinness book of records 1975In 1924 "Boma" a 165Lbs male chimp at the Bronx zoo, New York, recorded a right handed pull (feet braced) of 847 Lbs on a dynamometer.(the comparison given is 210Lbs for a man of the same weight). On another occasion, "Suzette" registered a pull of 1260 Lbs while in a rage (same zoo).A record form the USA of a 100Lbs chimp achieving a dead lift of 600 Lbs with ease sugests that, with training, a Male gorilla could raise 1800 Lbs
That sickens me.
I've visited Mt Visoke in Rwanda where Diane Fossey (Gorillas In The Mist) worked but didn't see any gorillas as there are so few left now
DoctorBeaver,QuoteI've visited Mt Visoke in Rwanda where Diane Fossey (Gorillas In The Mist) worked but didn't see any gorillas as there are so few left nowI have a daughter living in nearby Tanzania, you would have noted that Rwanda is a country so beautiful that with the absence of humanity, would be as close to paradice in earth one could getRegardsAlan
DocBeaver, they stay in Dar es SalaamRegardsAlan