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Silverback gorilla eating roots
September 11, 2010

Silverback Gorilla, Africa

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Needing fuel for his efforts, the silverback soaks in a swamp for hours, methodically stripping and rinsing dirt from herb roots before munching.

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Photograph by Ian Nichols, National Geographic

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