Gorillas are almost altruistic in nature. There's very little if any 'me-itis.' When I get back to civilization I'm always appalled by 'me, me, me.'
It is true that there comes a time when I do literally dream about McDonald's. I dream of supermarkets and drug stores, potato chips and the Sunday morning paper.
Gorillas are the largest of the great apes. A mature male may be six feet tall and weigh 400 pounds or more; his enormous arms can span eight feet.
The more you learn about the dignity of the gorilla, the more you want to avoid people.
I feel more comfortable with gorillas than people. I can anticipate what a gorilla's going to do, and they're purely motivated.