Tags: gorilla | taunting | scare | kids | video

Gorilla Taunting Makes for Scared Kids After Primate Responds: Viral Video

Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 06:29 AM

By Ken Mandel

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Even a gorilla can only take so much abuse.

A taunted gorilla at the Dallas Zoo turned on its child tormentors giving them a good scare in a video posted Tuesday on YouTube that quickly went viral. In it, the primate shows that it doesn't have patience for immature taunting of bullying children.

Special: Should Gay Marriage Be Legal? Vote in Urgent Poll.

The group of visiting kids repeatedly yelled, "you ugly," while one child mockingly beat his chest, as the gorilla squatted in the sun beyond an observation window. After about 15 seconds of abuse, the gorilla suddenly presses his large hands against the glass partition and glares menacingly at his now frightened onlookers.

The children near the front can be seen scattering and stepping back. No one was hurt in the exchange at the zoo's western lowland gorilla exhibit.

Apparently satisfied with the lesson taught, the gorilla turns, but offered once final glance to the children as it walked away.



Editor's Note: Get the Navy SEALs Cap – Celebrate Our Heroes

Related stories:

Grunting Ohio Zoo Workers Act as Moms to Gorilla

Baby Gorilla Thrives With Human Surrogates in Ohio

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Send me more news as it happens.
 
 
Get me on The Wire
Send me more news as it happens.
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Top Stories

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved