Wild Animals/Lion vs Silverback

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Aaron wrote at 2007-10-05 06:34:53
Wait a damn minute! A gorilla is the one of the strongest animals on the face of this earth. A full grown male mountain gorilla can lift twenty to thirty time what the world's strongest man can lift over his head! A gorilla has a bite force of 1,300-2,000 pounds per square inch (depending on how large the gorilla's skull is)! Anyway, a lion is nothing but an over grown pussy cat that averages over 400 lbs. But a male mountain gorilla, on average, weighs 550 pounds and stands nearly six feet tall. Another thing to mention is that the gorilla is no damn coward. I came face-to-face with a gorilla at a zoo and when he became angry...watch out! He slammed his fist into the ground and roared. He began beating against the glass. I swear that it sounded as if the glass would soon break. So if you think that an over grown cat can defeat the awesome strength of a adult male gorilla, then you sir are beyond stupid. Any primatologist would tell you that if a gorilla and a lion came face-to-face, it would result in the death of the lion (talk about asking for a death wish).


Mammal-expert wrote at 2007-10-18 17:00:15
Dear Kendall



It is by no mistake, that such theories should grace something as intellectually bereft as a monkey on lion blogspace that a less than qualified individual such as the previous respondee to your question should respond.



For this I pitty your curiousity and I pitty anyone who has randomly searched for the result of who would win in a fight between a lion and a silverback gorrila.



This pitty does not stem from the barely comprehenssible twoddle of aformentioned writer, but because,plain and simply a silverback gorrila would seriously drill a lion in any given circumstance, on any day of the week.



Yours Sincerely



Mammal-expert J. Alloutexpertise MqGuire


Aholeobservation wrote at 2008-01-09 00:26:34
Oh please... First of all Aaron you need to learn to do a little research before you start running your mouth and calling people stupid.  The lion, can grow up to 600lbs.(http://en. wikipedia. org/wiki/Lion)  That's not 600lbs of house cat... pussy.  That's 600lbs of flesh tearing muscle, equipped with razor sharp knives.  Now, while the gorilla is a formidable foe with immense strength and opposable thumbs, weighing  in at a grand total of 440lbs.(http://en. wikipedia. org/wiki/Gorilla),  the lion has him beat both in weight, aggression, and equipment(claws).  Anyone knows that you never fight a guy with a knife.  Now imagine a guy with 10 knives.  You must also remember that gorillas eat mostly plants and sometime other really small monkeys etc.  Lions take down large beasts,"The prey consists mainly of large mammals, with a preference for wildebeest, impalas, zebras, buffalo, and warthogs"  Now don't get me wrong.. gorillas are strong and smart, and maybe if it picked up a stick or large stone is could crush some bones.  But when it comes to straight killing power, technique, prowess, and practice as well as execution it's the lion.  And for those who say that the lionesses do all the killing and the males do none of the hunting... think again what the males do... they fight other large male lions.  So they are used to fighting other large mammals.  However that is also a roll shared with the gorilla.  It is known that Gorillas(not the alpha males), are hunted by leopards in the jungles.  Leopards are much smaller than lions and they can get the job done.  



So think again... just because gorillas scary to us and are a lot stronger then us doesn't mean they are they are the top predator.  Lions are in a completely different category.  It's like comparing college ball to the NFL.  Yeah those college guys are big and strong... but they don't measure up to the NFL guys.



The biggest mistake is a conceptual one.  People compare gorillas with humans... and yes they are much larger and stronger then us.  However, we can not compare ourselves with Cats.  Their bodies are just different.  Next time you're at the zoo take another look at the body of one of the big cats... you will see that it is very strong.  And stop comparing Lions with house cats, you just sound stupid.  



However, I could be completely wrong and my opinion sound as "stupid" as Aarons.


Simply josh wrote at 2008-07-31 07:01:18
Aholeobservation, if u knew anything u would know that gorrillas have no natural predators, and gorillas would kill a lion in 1 swipe, it has much more force and they have been known to life objects weighing up to 2 tons so learn before you write your 3 paragraph essay


Jason wrote at 2009-04-02 05:25:45
Just answer him, it's a hypothetical question like, "who deserves the  king of the jungle."  Lets say and this is a big "If" they both felt their young threatened and fought head on, who would have the means to survive for their young?  Also the animal planet showed a leopard fighting a gorilla, and the gorilla fought back.


Gianmario wrote at 2009-04-09 06:03:06
a lion is too much for a gorilla , its stronger, larger, better armed, more aggressive, faster and more agile.


kirby wrote at 2009-10-12 22:03:58
first off male lions are lazy and do not hunt where male gorillas do. secondly, a gorilla would tear the lion apart limb by limb. his strength along with his speed would destroy a lion's ability to use his claws for very little time........


arapototo wrote at 2010-02-02 02:42:57
if a lion and gorilla fought, the outcome could quite possibly be in favor of the lion; given that the lion is quicker with movement. the lion is of course ; a killing machine that fights and kills on a regular basis. the gorilla however, is a more tranquil creature feeding on vegetation. although a gorilla can be aggresive (as can a 'Toy' dog or a wasp for example), the gorilla is less likely to handle the situation with as much certainty as the lion; when it comes to a fight to the death.



i hope i've been of some help.


Gian wrote at 2011-07-04 18:31:48
From Gian



Ok even silverback gorillas have fallen pray to leopardess before and a leopardess only weighs 90 - 120 lbs. so how is a silverback gorilla gonna do any better against a lion.  


Ksooan Hope the fog wrote at 2011-08-11 19:46:12
Well,we need to know that no man nor animal is invincible.


Jahno wrote at 2011-11-20 11:48:42
If you think male lions are lazy your crazy if you think they dont know how to hunt your crazy. America was founded on slavery, to make an assumption that a male lion can not hunt is like saying early European-Americans could not do there own work. They didn't do it because they didn't have to, the slaves did it for them. That doesn't mean they could not have done it better themselves.



First of all a Silver-back Gorilla in his natural habitat does not weigh 550 lbs he ways between 350-440 lbs. A Silver back Gorilla in captivity can reach up to 600 lbs but the extra weight will take away his some of his agility and aggression.



A Lion is over 10ft long and over 500lbs. His claws and teeth are razor sharp and equipped for killing. The male Lion only hunts when needed for example to assist in taking down a elephant or other large beast. As strong as a Gorilla is his strength does him no good against the Lions speed and agility. The only time his strength would help him is to shake off an attack or bite from the Lion. But the Lion being a skilled fighter and a natural born killer will break down the Gorilla with each bite or attack eventually landing a kill shot.



Comparing a gorilla to a lion is like comparing a boxer to a MMA fighter in a MMA match, yeah the boxer would kill him in a slug fest but in a MMA style match the boxer all but has no chance.The MMA fighter's all around skill and aggression will over whelm the boxer who is only accustom to fighting with his fist.



A Lion is simply too big too fast to skilled and too aggressive for a gorilla to handle.



Its like a 5 yr old child vs a pit bull. like the child the Gorilla has no chance.  


gary wrote at 2012-08-08 22:51:18
Mountain Gorilla vs Male lion- A 500 lb or bigger mountain gorilla would be a formidable foe for the average male lion, as the ape would be a lot stronger. As they get closer in weight, then it becomes in more favor of the male lion. Lions are predatory in nature, well armed, and have great fighting skills.  


hmn wrote at 2013-01-12 09:37:59
it is true that lions have claws and razor sharp teeth, the gorilla can carry over twenty to thirty tons more than the strongest man and is smarter than the lion. there is no doubt the lion will reap the lion to shreds.  


Travis wrote at 2013-04-19 21:29:25
Gorilla wins for an obvious reason INTELLIGENCE people. No doubt the lion is larger faster and stronger but that only matters when its attacking prey afraid of it. Silverbacks are territorially and will be very aggressive against anything that may threaten them. Many of you point out the lion would dimly bite the gorilla's neck but a gorilla isn't a gazelle or some other instinctual animal, they're smart real smart far smatter than a lion. The gorilla knows its throat is a vulnerable spot and would defend it along with its chest areas. Also the gorilla has thumbs to manipulate the lion's arms and head, not to mention it can also bite the lions neck and more than likely the gorilla would use a rock or log as a weapon. I mean seriously people they use gravity to kill monkeys because they're highly intelligent the lion is dumb in comparison I mean just look at humans. We are far far weaker than most apex predators yet we rule the entire plant and can kill any animal with ease because of our intelligence and gorillas are very close cousins of ours and reflect the same level of intelligence. Most of you are only factoring strength and physical features such as claws but you forget about the brain. Which a good strategy and idea can beat the strongest of men any day. Brains over brawn anyway.



Gorilla wins.


Mash wrote at 2013-04-20 19:59:09
My question to all is which of the two would you chose to fight for your life if those were your choses? Me personally i would rather my death come fast and get KNOCKED OUT first then torn apart rather then nawed and chewed on while im still alive! Which is what a silver back would do to a lion(KNOCK HIM OUT)like mike tyson and then tear him apart and then throw his head out of the jungle as a warning!


L.k wrote at 2014-06-03 21:51:06
Nah you guys don't know gorillas,gorillas are very intelligent and super powerful a gorilla would break a lions neck in just. A few seconds,and for the record claws don't kill they just grab on...just because a gorilla isn't a predator that does not mean that it isn't aggressive and dangerous those monsters would break each and every bone in a lions body simply by beating the crap out of it one single punch would take out the lions teeth what then? Psss gorillas would only go head to head with grizzly bears!


thegreatbrandini wrote at 2014-09-19 21:47:12
I can beat both of them. But a Gorilla would destroy a Lion. Easily. It would snap it's neck like a twig. Just as I would.


mart.rich wrote at 2014-10-12 16:52:42
A guy called Moses Lekalau killed a lion with his bare hands only to be attacked by a pack of hyenas straight after! He died of his injuries later in hospital. A gorilla and a lion are actually around the same weight. A gorilla has 2 inch canine teeth with a bite force of 1300 psi. A lion has 2.5 inch canines and a bite force of 600 psi. The gorillas bite is over twice that of a lion! My monies on the gorilla?  


sean powell wrote at 2014-10-20 22:02:31
agorilla is stronger when it comes to blows a determined gorrilla would beat the lions head in with blows. A lion would be finished by blows that would break ribs. The blows would kill the lion if they were aimed at the head or neck. A full fight to the death would have the gorille rip the lions face off eyes out in no time flat through it supreme power and intelligence. A gorilla would rip off a lions snout with one hand and that alone would kill the lion


Reza wrote at 2014-11-15 16:49:19
All those who have voted for silverback gorilla have no correct perception of wildlife. I am a vet and I am very well familiar with wild animals' behaviour. I can assure you that a gorilla doesn't stand a chance against even a light lioness.

A male lion will suffocate the largest silverback in less than ten seconds.

Large cats, on top of them lions, are beyond compare. Please never think an ape would stand a fight with a lion.


Steve wrote at 2014-12-19 02:59:47
Guys, LEOPARDS are known hunters of gorillas... a puny leopard. Imagine what would happen if a lion got a hold of it.



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gorilla#Food_and_foraging



Please.


jay wrote at 2015-03-09 13:56:05
Whats with people thinking a lion is stronger than a Gorilla? Silly really..... Wildabeasta are big but.hardly fight back, a lion would make one effort to attack thw back of a gorilla ans get ripped limb from limb.... Intelligence and strength.... Silverback in my opinion is the most feirce animal on the planet....  


amadu kembala wrote at 2015-03-13 18:59:42
I am an anatomy expert and I am a vet for large animals at a well respected zoo in the U.k, I take care of both lions and gorillas and am very familiar with their biology. First of all a male lion does not hunt but it does indeed know how to kill, the problem is that people fail to see the difference between a gorilla and zebra, you assume the lion is going to attack the gorilla and perform an exacting throat bite without any resistance, this is foolish and down right arrogant. Unlike a zebra the gorilla has strong very mobile arms and hands, a lion does not want to get in a position where the gorilla can use these so going for the throat of the gorilla would be suicide, a lions skin is not as tough as tree bark and his bones are not as durable as bamboo...both of witch a gorilla tears apart daily. So the question is can a lion successfully counter any method of defence from the gorilla...no...because a lion is use to fighting lions and a lion can't reach around and pull you off its back, nor can it stand upright without compromising its stability. A gorilla would simply counter every possible attack that a lion would throw at it, a gorilla is a better stronger grappler and a smarter animal all round. Think about biology and the way forces can be used to manipulate your surroundings, the gorilla possesses greater means of defensive strikes and protection.


Joydip Rabha wrote at 2015-04-12 05:02:42
I agree with Mr. Amadu Kembala....



We all know a guerilla is far more powerful than a lion...

The strongest of the guerillas is more powerful than the strongest of the lions.. We have also seen how baboons attack the lions especially the young lions..... So apes are also not so coward...



But as we all know .... Lions are born fighter and more aggressive than any guerillas....



But it must be said.... If there happens to be a fight between a lion and a guerilla ... though it will depend on their desperateness  of fight ... Still I think...

A lion will die not out of the attacks of the guerilla..... but more from the guerillas defending punches.....  For a guerilla would not attack a lion first from its side...  Though a lion can attack .... it is also not unaware of the guerrilla's physical strength ..... So we don't have a fight  between the two generally ....


Joydip Rabha wrote at 2015-04-12 05:02:48
I agree with Mr. Amadu Kembala....



We all know a guerilla is far more powerful than a lion...

The strongest of the guerillas is more powerful than the strongest of the lions.. We have also seen how baboons attack the lions especially the young lions..... So apes are also not so coward...



But as we all know .... Lions are born fighter and more aggressive than any guerillas....



But it must be said.... If there happens to be a fight between a lion and a guerilla ... though it will depend on their desperateness  of fight ... Still I think...

A lion will die not out of the attacks of the guerilla..... but more from the guerillas defending punches.....  For a guerilla would not attack a lion first from its side...  Though a lion can attack .... it is also not unaware of the guerrilla's physical strength ..... So we don't have a fight  between the two generally ....


Webster's Dictionary wrote at 2015-04-20 13:13:52
I never pity (notice the proper spelling) someone who is curious about finding answers in life. I do however pity the fool who has no command of the English language (Mammal-expert).


ash wrote at 2015-05-28 08:54:14
For those who thinks lion will win knows less about gorilla.Do u guys even know how powerful is gorilla.If u combine the strength of 20 heavyweight strongest lifters u get the strength of 1 gorilla.Moreover gorrils have hands with big fingers,tgey can grab any body oart and rip it apart..Gorillas r peaceful animals but if pushed they are the one of the most deadliest things on on the planet.


JoeyR wrote at 2015-06-05 23:11:04
In the Victorian era they often had these animals unfortunately matched up for experiments and entertainment. I am not aware of a lion and gorilla match up but large bears, grizzly's and such would just about always beat a lion, sometimes crushing it's skull with one swipe/ smash. this I'm almost certain would be the case with a gorilla.It's awesome strength literally making it capable of crushing bones and removing limbs with its bare hands. Not to mention its teeth are about the same size as a lions. And It's smarter. Lion has little to no chance I'm afraid lion lovers.  


JoeyR wrote at 2015-06-05 23:34:18
I have also just read a 19th century eye witness account of an ordinary gorilla not silverback dissembouling a male lion with its BACK feet. While biting the lions neck.. Lion died by the way!!  


Kirby wrote at 2015-06-22 16:22:09
Lion vs. a Gorilla and lion wins? LOL!  This "King of the Jungle" BS is way overrated.  First of all, a Hippo, Rhino, Elephant and even adult giraffes can not only seriously hurt a Male lion but easily kill it.  I forgot about the water buffalo.  Just because a lion may outweigh a Gorilla means nothing.  Has anyone seen an adult gorilla up close and the size of it's neck?  How do lions usually kill their prey?  Not by being fast, but by suffocating the animal around the neck.  You show me any lion that can get their mouth around a Gorilla's neck and I'll give it a chance.  Slim chance.  Are lion's strong?  Yup.  Very.  Not nearly as strong as a Gorilla however.  Not to mention the Gorilla has same size teeth and bite power of a lion.  Put that with much more intelligence and sorry, the Gorilla would be able to throw that lion like a rag doll.  I can only imagine it's grip and one swipe to the lion's head and it's all over folks.  Claws?  lol.  I'm assuming the ones that think the lion would win think the Gorilla's fur and skin are thin?  Not even close.  Lion wouldn't get anywhere near the softer part of the Gorilla because it would be flying through the air or knocked out cold before it could come close.  No-Brainer here.  Gorilla hands down.


gage wrote at 2015-06-27 00:06:52
Yah, the silverback is a powerful animal.  Male lions are an average weight of 550lb of pure muscle.  Cats have light skeleton bones so that they can build more muscle, but be agile.  Also, there muscle fibers are six times thicker than our muscle fibers.  So, that means if a lion has as much muscle as you, they are six times stronger.  Yes, female lions do most of the hunting, but male lions take down the big prey that the female lions can't do.  Also, male lions are the protectors of their pride.  Lions are more equipped with more deadly weapons the a gorilla, because they are apex predators.  They are designed to kill unlike the gorilla.  Yes, the gorilla is big and strong with good canines, but that won't help the gorilla, because lions are experience killing machines that hunt prey much larger than themselves.  Think about it.  Lions sometimes will hunt hippos, which hippos are Africa's most deadly animal.  The males hippos can weigh between 3,500 to 9,920 lbs.  A hippo would easily kill a silverback.  If you think I'm lying, watch a documentary on hippos.  Crocodiles don't miss around with hippos.  Yet, if a lion gets hungry enough, they will kill a hippo.  The chances are slim for a female lion, but a male lion can get the job done.  So, I would pick the lion the winner in this fight.  Don't underestimate cats, because they are designed for killing.  Now you think a male lion is powerful, study about Siberian tigers.  A male Siberian tiger can easily weigh up to 650lb and more.  This cat is the most powerful and biggest out of all the cats.  Anyways, I hope I've explained good enough why I think a male lion can beat a silverback.  Don't get me wrong, because we really wouldn't know unless we put them in the same cage to find out which one wins most of the fights.  I wouldn't judge by one fight, but multiple fights.  Just had to put my opinion in this debate.  


Kirby wrote at 2015-08-13 13:29:15
Gage - lol.  You think a male lion can kill an adult hippo huh?  I've seen a whole pride of lions back the hell off from one charging hippo.  The ONLY way a male lion could kill a hippo is if the hippo was extremely sick or injured.  That's it.  Now, on to the more comical part of you thinking a lion would beat a gorilla.  Did you not read the post from Amadu Kembala who is an anatomy expert that actually deals with both of these animals?  His points just reiterate how there would be no challenge for the Gorilla.  I'm thinking you don't really have the comprehension on just how strong gorillas are?  If the Gorilla got a hold of any part of the lions Head, legs, back, ribs, anything, the power of it's hands would literally tear it apart, break bones done!  A hippo would easily kill a silverback you say.  It would easily kill any lion too.  Can Male lions take down big prey?  Yes, but they risk chance of death everytime.  The difference in intelligence and strength between a water buffalo lets say and a gorilla are not even close.  Meaning, with the intelligence added, the lion would be done many times over.  How is the Lion going to even get close to the Gorilla's massive neck?  You do know that's how lions kill right?  Lion vs. Gorilla in a grappling match?  Not even close.  Have you seen how thick the neck and skin is of the gorilla?  You don't say those huge canines would be a threat to the lion?  lol.  This clearly shows you don't really understand how strong and the weapons that the gorilla really has.  Intelligence would be way up there on the list.  Please don't tell me you think lions are actually smarter than Gorilla's too?  Anyhow, NO way would a lion beat a Gorilla in any fight ever in reality.  Everyone is entitled to their opinion of course, no matter how wrong it is.


Philip wrote at 2015-08-13 23:05:02
Interesting points of view on this ongoing debate. As others have mentioned the gorilla is strong,  much stronger than people can fathom, it is not comparable to any human feats in a way that we could fully comprehend. The lion is one of the fiercest and strongest land predators. A chance meeting between a male lion in his prime and an adult silver back would most likely result in the lion avoiding the fight. If the lion did attack both animals would be injured possibly very badly and the lion would retreat. It is not a fight for the pride so why risk death. If the lion persisted the attack it is likely the gorilla would triumph due to much greater strength dexterity and intelligence. A fight to the death could also result in the gorilla dying from wounds sustained then or later but the edge has to go with the gorilla. Much stronger, more intelligence, similar bite force, thick neck, hands and fingers favours the gorilla, both would sustain injury. Gorilla stands its ground, lion avoids fight to the death and retreats. Gorillas are not food or threat to the pride, why risk death.


psammie-jay wrote at 2015-11-10 22:38:58
Don't underestimate the strength of a gorilla, although its not a killing machine compare to the lion, but when vexed it can rip a lion apart. Have you seen the face off when a silverback was attacked by a leorpard, the fight didn't take up to a minute, d gorilla broke the spinal cord of the leorpard leving it dead for good. If you wanna know how tough and strong a gorrila is, go near its baby


J.A.W. wrote at 2015-11-20 06:49:26
Monkey dudes are trippin' - ask yourself why gorillas cannot live in lion country.. hell, even bears cant..



Male lion is a totally dedicated killer of most any & all animals it wants & finds..from tiny frogs to crocodiles, & giant pythons..



Prime lion lives to fight other big male lions.. a vego ape is no

match for such dedicated weaponry, killing prowess or musculature..



In fact, but for humanity developing weapons, such big cats would likely still be the dominant land species..



Don't believe me? Check the actual historical accounts of zoos & circus interactions between the two beasts, & them & unarmed humans..



Yeah, lions eat 'em up, & any primate who is unknown to them, not

respected or unarmed is dead meat.. period..  


Kirby wrote at 2016-01-21 14:27:15
JAW,



A Gorilla is up to six times stronger than a human Body Builder and apparently six times smarter than you.  Put this in perspective.  If an average body builder can bench press 300 pounds or so (probably more as these dudes are way strong) and a gorilla is six times stronger, that is 1,800 pounds.  A VERY heavy male lion is at 550 pounds tops, so not even a 1/3 of the weight a gorilla would be able to bench press.  What does this mean?  It means the lion would not only be ripped apart by the shear strength of the Gorilla's hands, but it would literally be flying through the air.  If the Gorilla can kill a leopard in a minute by breaking it's spinal cord according the one of the previous posts, that should be a huge indicator on how it would go for the lion.  Leopards are the size of female lions around 300 pounds.  No, not as big and strong as a male lion, but they do drag prey, large prey at that UP trees with only their mouths, so very strong.  Lions are designed for killing, but only for killing things they CAN kill.  Big difference.  Hippos, Giraffes, Rhinos are not designed for killing either, yet they can easily kill a lion or a Gorilla.  Point made.  Gorilla, hands down.  


STFU wrote at 2016-01-26 06:48:04
you people are retards seriously.  Everyone who says a Gorilla would win for sure STFU.  You don't know that.  The lion could easily win and the Gorilla could possibly win as well.  Also if they fight 10 times sometimes a gorilla would win and sometimes the lion.  Internet experts stop derptarding


orbchOOpacabra wrote at 2016-04-13 04:13:43
I think most of you pro lion guys fail to remember, a lion is an ambush hunter! It would not be as experienced as you say in an "arena" style, face to face fight. Go big ape!


Kapil wrote at 2016-04-22 18:47:35
Hello every one i love strong animals like gotilas and big cats. Im no animal expert but i have a comon understanding in animals.most of the vegie eaters are known to be strong that can strike fear to all hunters but not big cats

Male lions only do small part in the hunt but when they do play part because their needed.



A male lion's job is to fight for his yard and he will. Not lions are brave some lion dont even fight other lions but most of them are fighters and they will tear you apart. This fight is more like wolverin vs the hulk.the gorila is strong but how long it can hold in a knife fight when a strong guy hit's you you will be hurt but when a guy with the knife cuts you'll be hurt bad .or worst.think about it. Gorilas are strong but in this fight his strenth not be enough. Lions are strong like gorillas and there smart and they also got a wide mouth with teath and knife like claws.





This is a common answer but in real life it all depends on the lion and the gorila and the situation so you can't judge for sure.  


Kapil wrote at 2016-04-22 18:47:53
Hello every one i love strong animals like gotilas and big cats. Im no animal expert but i have a comon understanding in animals.most of the vegie eaters are known to be strong that can strike fear to all hunters but not big cats

Male lions only do small part in the hunt but when they do play part because their needed.



A male lion's job is to fight for his yard and he will. Not lions are brave some lion dont even fight other lions but most of them are fighters and they will tear you apart. This fight is more like wolverin vs the hulk.the gorila is strong but how long it can hold in a knife fight when a strong guy hit's you you will be hurt but when a guy with the knife cuts you'll be hurt bad .or worst.think about it. Gorilas are strong but in this fight his strenth not be enough. Lions are strong like gorillas and there smart and they also got a wide mouth with teath and knife like claws.





This is a common answer but in real life it all depends on the lion and the gorila and the situation so you can't judge for sure.  


Biggkazz wrote at 2016-05-28 02:27:14
Lol at the gorilla's Intellect playing a roll.   Last time I checked gorillas still havent figured out how to use a gun.



Lion Wins  


Ram wrote at 2016-07-05 11:49:03
From what i understand gorillas, like humans tend to bleed easily unlike "tough" animals like lion, tiger or wolves. If the gorilla has to win it has finish this fight  quickly or else it will get badly bruised and bleed to death. Gorilla is definitely strong but maybe they will win 3/10 against a lion.  


pat wrote at 2016-07-06 04:35:06
A lion will defeat a gorilla in a battle but a bear will easily defeat any big cat out there  


KHULEX KHUXER wrote at 2016-09-23 11:00:07
ONE POUNCH A LION DIE WITHIN 10 SECONDS LIKE IT OR NOT.LET ME ASK,WHICH ONE WOULD YOU FIGHT BETWEEN THE TWO?THOSE WHO WOULD SAY GORILLA,THEY ARE CRAZY. LOL...DO YOU KNOW THAT YOU MAY FAINT WHILE YOU ARE LOOKING GORILLA FACE-TO-FACE?



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Jonathan Wright

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I can answer questions about wild mammals and other animals, as well as extinct animals and zoos. I am not an expert about every animal species. I can look up information from books and the internet, but can't verify if all the information is true. Please don't ask questions about: 1. Pets. I am not a vet. Please contact a vet if your pet is ill. You may need to spend some money if you want your pet to live. Don't get a pet if you don't know how to look after it and if you can't provide it with the space, food and possible companions that will help it live a healthy life. Don't take animals from the wild, unless they are ill and/or injured and you can protect them until a wildlife charity can help. It is cruel to take animals from their parents, especially if the parents will look for the babies, while putting their other babies at risk. You may be breaking the law by keeping wild animals or you may need a licence to look after some species. Please check with a local wildlife group. 2. Eggs: Please don't remove eggs from nests. The mother birds provide the right temperature for the eggs and won't sit on them if the temperature is warm enough for them to develop naturally. It is illegal to remove eggs of some species and, unless you have an incubator or a broody hen, the egg may not develop. If you are allowed to touch the eggs, you can candle them to see if they are fertile. If theys aren't fertile, they won't hatch. 3. Fights: Please don't ask about fights between different animals. These questions assume that individuals of two species fight each time they meet and that one species will always be victorious over another. This is untrue. There are cases where a live mouse has been fed to a venomous snake, bitten the snake leading to the snake's demise. 4: Diseases: Please ask doctors or other medical experts about diseases that you may catch from animals. I can't advise on how to deal with viruses, bacteria etc.

Experience

I have a zoology degree and have been interested in animals since I was two. I am a zoo volunteer at London Zoo. I have appeared on a BBC Radio Quiz, 'Wildbrain'.

Organizations
WWF. ZSL. Natural History Museum. RSPB. London Bat Group.

Publications
Newsletters of London Zoo volunteers and the London Bat Group

Education/Credentials
BSC degree in Zoology. 'A' level in Zoology. 'O' Level in Biology.

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