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Fed up gorilla gives taunting kids at the zoo a scare they won't soon forget (VIDEO at LINK)
Daily Mail ^ | 25 June 2013 | Joshua Gardner

Posted on 06/25/2013 5:45:03 PM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo

A group of kids made brazen by protective glass decided to taunt a zoo gorilla, but video shows the tables turn when the annoyed primate gets his revenge.

Nothing tragic went down at the Dallas Zoo’s western lowland gorilla exhibit. But one of the giant apes decided to put a scare in some visiting children who just wouldn’t leave it alone.

‘You ugly,’ yell the kids at the gorilla, whose species can weigh up to 400 pounds.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: brats; gorilla
Badly disciplined brats can irritate. Mr. Gorilla has my sympathy.
1 posted on 06/25/2013 5:45:03 PM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows

Mr. Gorilla: "I fart in your general direction."

Meanwhile, where was the chaperon?

2 posted on 06/25/2013 5:49:06 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Bkmk


3 posted on 06/25/2013 5:57:01 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

I HATE ZOOS.


4 posted on 06/25/2013 5:57:07 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (Will Freepr combat)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

That was great!

Beautiful gorilla too.


5 posted on 06/25/2013 5:57:52 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: a fool in paradise

I saw little kids doing what little kids do. You have a good point where the adults that should be teaching the children proper behavior. The adults were probably the ones filming the activity.


6 posted on 06/25/2013 5:58:23 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

If my kid had done that, we’d have been out the gate and headed home and he’d wish he’d never heard of the zoo. Horrid little creatures. The kids, not the gorilla. I’d probably have been on the evening news for giving them some harsh words.


7 posted on 06/25/2013 5:58:34 PM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Where the hell were the parents and/or teachers that were responsible for these kids? This is disgusting.

One of the things that used to really burn me when my kid was that age was how my wife and I frequently had to deal with other kids whose parents stood there and let them do things just like this. We’d put them in line and then the parents would whine and we’d put them in line also. In no uncertain terms. And they always backed down.

Go to a buffet restaurant and observe how many parents *watch* their children contaminate the food and say nothing.


8 posted on 06/25/2013 6:00:13 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

bfl


9 posted on 06/25/2013 6:01:51 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Those kids are badly in need of having their butts whipped.


10 posted on 06/25/2013 6:08:18 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: Jemian

Ping for later.


11 posted on 06/25/2013 6:17:56 PM PDT by Jemian
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Back in the 20s or 30s, the Dallas zoo had an ape called Henry. The exhibits in those days had an outdoor section with the ape separated from the crowd with simple iron bars.

Henry had a bad habit of throwing food and things at the crowd outside his cage. My mother was a inquisitive child and when she saw the crowd backed up out of range it never occurred to her that there must be a reason. So she ran right up close to the bars, standing there with her mouth agape.

Henry took one look and must’ve made a plan. He went to his food pail and chewed up some carrots and then got a mouthful of water. Then he walked over in front of my mother and spit it all in her face. She got a mouthful.

She developed some kind of phobia about animals and could never get around one without having a reaction which included uncontrollable spitting. It was a funny family story which was handed down over the years. She’s 93 now and I’m gonna show her the YouTube video.


12 posted on 06/25/2013 6:19:31 PM PDT by wildbill (You're just jealous because the Voices talk only to me.)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Too much television, I suspect.


13 posted on 06/25/2013 6:23:21 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: wildbill

I wish Henry could have executed his plan on the brats in the video instead of your mom.


14 posted on 06/25/2013 6:30:53 PM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: wildbill

bttt


15 posted on 06/25/2013 6:31:18 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: ConservativeMan55

Showed Mother the clip and she got a kick out of it. Said that she and her mother washed her mouth out for hours, both of them crying all the time.

But while she was laughing about it,she started spitting.


16 posted on 06/25/2013 6:42:01 PM PDT by wildbill (You're just jealous because the Voices talk only to me.)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

That was nothing.

If a gorilla is really angry, it’ll pound its chest so hard that the ground shakes. Then it’ll bare its huge teeth and charge you.


17 posted on 06/25/2013 6:45:30 PM PDT by varyouga
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Gorilla = Tea party. Kids = Senate.


18 posted on 06/25/2013 6:55:17 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: wildbill
When I was a kid the gorillas at the Como Park zoo in ST. Paul used to urinate into their cupped hands and throw it at the glass. I'm sure they enjoyed the reaction they got out of the crowds. Now the glass is tinted so the gorillas cannot see out.

Gorillas, not guerrillas.

19 posted on 06/25/2013 6:57:54 PM PDT by Sawdring
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

bm


20 posted on 06/25/2013 7:08:24 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income & tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :)
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To: ChildOfThe60s

We have always required good behavior.My children are almost all grown. Still have a 13 yr old at home.

My peeve is the little tikes at church. Can’t concentrate with all the shenanigans going on on Sundays.

If mine had ever done some of the things I see today they would have wondered who took dad and replaced him with a demon.


21 posted on 06/25/2013 7:32:18 PM PDT by ping jockey (IT IS IMPORTANT TO ME YOU GREASY,HAIRY ARMPIT,HIPPIE.)
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To: wildbill

Ever hear of a “feces throwing monkey”? It’s true.


22 posted on 06/25/2013 9:43:53 PM PDT by Rodamala
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To: ChildOfThe60s

Where the hell were the parents and/or teachers that were responsible for these kids?
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I can’t watch the video, as I’m on dial-up.

In the early 1950s, as a pre-teen, I went to the Dallas Zoo by myself; riding the street car (trolley) and walking. I also went to the YMCA and a public pool in a park... by myself. At the time, I was 8-10 years old.

I was responsible for my behavior, as both parents were at work. I didn’t need my parents or any other adults to be “herding” me and telling what to do.

Recent generations seem to believe that kids MUST have adults watching over them all the time, until they graduate from High School. ....A school complex near me includes and Elementary, Middle and High School. The SUVs with moms waiting to pick up kids in the afternoon from all three schools are lined up for about a mile. ....Parents of today are raising wussies!

Sorry for the long post, but it saddens me to see how kids are coddled and not allowed to be kids these days.


23 posted on 06/26/2013 1:43:16 AM PDT by octex
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To: Rodamala; Sawdring

Thankgoodness my mother dodged that ...er... bullet. :-)


24 posted on 06/26/2013 6:27:52 AM PDT by wildbill (You're just jealous because the Voices talk only to me.)
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