What does the 800 pound gorilla in the room mean?
“800-pound gorilla” is an American English expression for a person or organization so powerful that it can act without regard to the rights of others or the law. courts; as in: “Standard/Court Rule” vs “Gorilla/Judge Rule”. The metaphor has been mixed, on occasion, with the metaphor of the elephant in the room.
What is the gorilla saying?
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What’s the biggest gorilla ever recorded?
The world’s largest gorilla in the wild weighed 267kg when it was shot in Cameroon, but it wasn’t as tall as another silverback gorilla that was shot in Congo in 1938. That silverback stood 1.95m tall, measured 1.98m around the chest, had a 2.7m armspan and weighed an impressive 219kg.
Do gorillas ask questions?
< Despite these abilities, according to the published research literature, apes are not able to ask questions themselves, and in human-primate conversations, questions are asked by the humans only.
Could a human knock out a gorilla?
No number of people could defeat a full grown gorilla, or even a half grown one, in a fist fight. Not enough humans could get close enough at one time to overpower a gorilla, let alone survive an actual punch out.
Who would win silverback vs Grizzly?
A grizzly beats a silverback 10 times out of 10. The average silverback weighs around 350 pounds and stands at 5-and-a-half feet tall. Their long arms give them the reach advantage on a grizzly, but that’s about it.