Wild Graduation Photo: Animal portraits

Challenge #32 in the Nature and Us series. Hosted by PentUp.
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Lets see images of wildlife PORTRAITS (in the wild and taken by you). Please INCLUDE in the subject or notes section; the SPECIES of wildlife, the general LOCATION (biome/environment/ecosystem) in which the photograph was taken [see sample images]. NO CAPTIVE animals such as in zoos or artificial enclosures. The animals must be "Living Wild", so not domestic animals on a farm. Entries that do not list in the notes/description section Species AND the Location in which the image was taken will be Disqualified [if polite warning to withdraw and re-submit with full information is not heeded].
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Portrait of a free ranging mountain gorilla (Gorilla Beringei beringei) in the Virunga National Park, Rwanda. One hundert percent wildlife!
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Submitted: Wednesday, 24th August, 2022 19:57 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 9th October, 2014
Focal length: 200 mm
Shutter speed: 1/400 sec
Aperture: F6.3
ISO: 2200
Notes: Handheld, no tripods allowed
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