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19) Play frequently occurs between animals of different sizes. These gorillas are engaging in rough play, but the smaller animal rarely gets hurt in a play bout. A young lowland gorilla plays with an older juvenile in a zoo.

Notes: A young lowland gorilla plays with an older juvenile in a zoo.
Scientific name: Gorilla gorilla gorilla
Question: How can you tell these animals are playing?
Photo © by: Rich Block

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