World’s Strangest

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Meet Kidogo, the Tightrope Walking Gorilla

Photo: Magnus Neuhaus/Zoo Krefeld When Kidogo got homesick, zookeepers decided that the 12-year-old gorilla needed a hobby. But what they didn’t know was how the gorilla would become quite the tightrope artist. Just look [...]

The Glove and Boots Wedding Proposal

(YouTube link) We’ve had a couple of Glove and Boots videos here before. This one is a bit different, as the puppets Fafa and Mario were recruited to produce a personal marriage proposal. How could any woman resist an engagement ring that sings …along with a gorilla? -via The Daily What

The Story Behind the Baby Gorilla and the Cold Stethoscope

Photo: David Caird Brrr, that is cold! Recently, the viral photo of a newborn baby gorilla reacting to the coldness of the stethoscope went viral after it was posted to Twitter by @christianmunthe. [...]

Break Dancing Gorilla

This gorilla has got some moves! Meet Zola, the break dancing gorilla: Zola, nine-years old, is one of eight Western lowland gorillas currently living at the Calgary Zoo as part of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums Gorilla Species Survival Plan. He loves to play in water and keepers regularly give him the opportunity to do [...]

Willow Glass: Bendable Ultra-Thin Glass

Corning, the maker of the super-strong Gorilla Glass, has another invention: a new type of flexible ultra-thin glass that may one day be used in your smartphone. Dubbed Willow Glass, the product can be "wrapped" [...]

Jim Henson’s Weird Short Film “Time Piece”

(Video Link) This 1966 short film written by, directed by and starring Jim Henson clinched an Academy Award nomination. What does it mean? Henson’s company says that the film addresses “the effect of time keeping on us all.” I think that the center of the film is the gorilla. The gorilla is the prime mover of [...]

Kitchen Kong Gorilla Whisk

Kitchen Kong Gorilla Whisk - $14.95 Is your Mom a monster cook? Are her larger than life treats real show stoppers? This Mother’s Day show Mom how much you appreciate her sacrifices by getting her the Kitchen Kong Gorilla Whisk from the NeatoShop. This playful kitchen gadget, with a comfortable silicone-wrapped handle, is the perfect gift [...]

Gorilla Gets Pet Bunny Rabbit

Samantha is a 47-year-old western lowland gorilla who lives at the Erie Zoo. Her gorilla partner died in 2005, and zoo officials believe she is too old to confront another new gorilla. But to keep her from loneliness, they found her a companion in a young Dutch rabbit named Panda. “To have something sharing their space [...]

A Gorilla is Given A Video Camera..

A Gorilla is given a video camera… this isn’t the beginning of a joke, but rather an interesting experiment to see things from the Gorilla’s perspective. At the link you can see the Gorilla home video. A gorilla at the UK’s Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust was recently given a video camera, and you can see the [...]

Gorilla Attacked By Random Banana

(Video link) Random acts of violence are not funny. They aren’t. And the attack of a gorilla mascot in a Wireless Center in Strongsville, OH, last week is not funny. According to Fox8: [T]he store has the gorilla as a marketing tool a couple of days a week. Brandon Parham, the store manager, told the TV station that [...]