Seriously Kids, Don't Mess With the Gorillas at the Dallas Zoo

Picture yourself in a glass-walled cage. Tiny creatures, strangely hairless and unbelievably shrill, keep parading by, screaming and pointing and generally demonstrating an offensive lack of refinement. The pressure inevitably builds until, one day, you snap.

Luckily for the gawking children in the video, this gorilla at the Dallas Zoo seems more inclined to theater than murder. When he reaches his breaking point, he hurls himself against the glass wall, soiling a couple dozen pairs of underwear in the process, then strolls away, no doubt chuckling to himself.

It's admittedly pretty funny, but he seems to be attempting to convey a more serious message as well: DON'T TEASE THE GORILLAS.

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Obummer
Obummer

Yo hows kan eyez tax ‘em?

ChrisDangerShow
ChrisDangerShow

...and the video was pulled...wow, did ya guys even ask if you could use it??

Sharon_Moreanus
Sharon_Moreanus topcommenter

"When he reaches his breaking point, he hurls himself against the glass wall, soiling a couple dozen pairs of underwear in the process, then strolls away, no doubt chuckling to himself."

That's 4 assumptions Eric and you know what that does.

The only pants that were soiled I'm sure was yours.

Daniel
Daniel

People are atrocious yobs. It's just that kids make no bones about being atrocious yobs. 



casiepierce
casiepierce

I want to know who the idiot ADULT is, taking the video and allowing these children to act like that. That is an awful display of what people can expect from our kids...

NewsDog
NewsDog

Not the first time this has happened... won't be the last. But no matter how many times it happens it's always funny when it scares the kids.  

David Norton
David Norton

The zoo also made a statement a day or two or whatever (no coffee yet here) ago about this. My question is... where are their parents? Great response from the gorilla to the little demons :)

Steve Hunter
Steve Hunter

The parents in this video are not good ones. The main reason I hate zoos. We don't treat the animals with dignity, we mock them. Teach your kids better.

bealotcoolerifyoudid
bealotcoolerifyoudid

Can you define hurl for me, I don't think our definitions match.  Looks like he placed his hands on the glass, hardly hurling.  Hell, why not say the gorilla wanted fetuses to have guns?

I swear there was a time when even the local alternative press had journalists and they maintained some level of objectivity.  They openly had a counterpoint to the mainstream press, but substance prevailed over sensationalism.  What happened to digging deeper into stories than your counterparts, rather than just making every single article an opinion piece?

Mervis_Earl
Mervis_Earl

Wow, it was a fluff piece about a gorilla getting some "revenge" against some snotty kids. The video made me laugh and I barely read the story as the video speaks for itself. You might want to try the "lighten up" pill in you mdicine cabinet.

kdointd
kdointd

@bealotcoolerifyoudid    And a "glass-walled cage"?  If EN hasn't been to the Dallas zoo (which apparently he has not), maybe he shouldn't write about the Dallas zoo.

bealotcoolerifyoudid
bealotcoolerifyoudid

@Mervis_Earl Ha ha, yeah I just had some coffee for the first time in three days so I think that would be the lighten up pill I needed. 

However, my comment is more about Eric's overall "writing" style than just this piece.  He tends to just throw things into an article like a feces flinging chimp.  But that is OK, this is just entertainment and I can go elsewhere if I don't like it. 

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