Even though the gorilla is our closest living relative, information about its anatomy, and particularly its musculature, is scarce. This book is the first photographic and descriptive musculoskeletal atlas of the gorilla. It includes high-quality photographs of musculoskeletal structures from most anatomical regions of the body, along with textual
Introduction and Aims. Methodology and Material. Head and neck musculature. Pectoral and upper limb musculature. Trunk and back musculature. Diaphragmatic and abdominal musculature. Perineal, coccygeal and anal musculature. Pelvic and lower limb musculature. Figures. Appendix I: Literature including information about the muscles of gorillas. Appendix II: Literature cited, not including information about the muscles of gorillas.