The largest primate in the world is the Eastern Gorilla. A fully grown adult male weighs over 200 kilograms and stands 5.6 feet tall when upright. However, the largest ever primate is the extinct Gigantopithecus. This animal went extinct nearly 100,000 years ago. But in life, the creature was over 8.9 feet in height (moderate estimates) and weighed under 600 kilograms.
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