Interactive: Virtual Skull - Male Gorilla

Description

This a cast of a male gorilla, Gorilla gorilla, skull. There are two living species of gorilla – the Western Gorilla, Gorilla gorilla, and the Eastern Gorilla, Gorilla beringei. Gorillas live in dense forests in western and central tropical Africa.

 

Virtual Skulls

Click on the view interactive link above to launch the quicktime interactive. You will need to download the free Quicktime plugin to view these virtual skulls.

Instructions

  • when your cursor changes to a hand you can drag your mouse in either direction to rotate the skull
  • when your cursor is either on the left or the right side of the popup window, it will change to a thin arrow, hold your mouse down to rotate the skull in either direction
  • click on the icon to view a static bottom view of the skull, click again on the icon to return to the front view which you can rotate
  • a ruler will show at the top of the window when the skull is either to the front or facing to the left
  • hold your Shift key down to zoom in
  • hold your Control/Command key down to zoom out 

 

 

View:
View interactive in new window
File type:
MOV
File size:
616
Developer:
Donald McAllister
Rights:
© Australian Museum

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