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The Top 5 Heaviest Primates

  Primate Average Weight 2007 IUCN Red List Status
1 Gorilla 220 kg (485 lbs) Endangered
2 Human 77 kg (170 lbs) Ok (for now)
3 Orangutan 75 kg (165 lbs) Endangered
4 Chimpanzee 50 kg (110 lbs) Endangered
5 Baboon 45 kg (100 lbs) Lower risk
Sources:  Various

List Notes: These weights are for average sized male primates.
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  1. The Eastern Lowland Gorilla or Gorilla beringei graueri is the largest living primate known to science (the Sasquatch if it exists is probably heavier) . The maximum size of a male gorilla can be over 225 kg (500 lb) and 1.83 m (6 ft) in the wild, with much heavier weights recorded in captivity.
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