Skip to comments.Fed up gorilla gives taunting kids at the zoo a scare they won't soon forget (VIDEO at LINK)
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 Zoos western lowland gorilla exhibit. But one of the giant apes decided to put a scare in some visiting children who just wouldnt leave it alone.
You ugly, yell the kids at the gorilla, whose species can weigh up to 400 pounds.
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Mr. Gorilla: "I fart in your general direction."
Meanwhile, where was the chaperon?
I HATE ZOOS.
That was great!
Beautiful gorilla too.
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.
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.
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.
Those kids are badly in need of having their butts whipped.
Ping for later.
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.
Too much television, I suspect.
I wish Henry could have executed his plan on the brats in the video instead of your mom.
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.
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.
Gorilla = Tea party. Kids = Senate.
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.
Ever hear of a “feces throwing monkey”? It’s true.
Where the hell were the parents and/or teachers that were responsible for these kids?
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.
Thankgoodness my mother dodged that ...er... bullet. :-)