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Old 01-26-2005, 10:58 AM
Anaamika Anaamika is offline
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Ok, so what was the gorilla's name in Tarzan?

The head gorilla, the leader of the pack.

Also the adopted mom if anyone can rememembr it.

Please?
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Old 01-26-2005, 11:14 AM
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Nitpick, they were not gorillas, they were "great apes", a species Burroughs seems to have invented for the story. Tarzan's stepmom was Kala, can't recall the tribal leader's name.

As a species, the gorillas were called Bolgani.
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Old 01-26-2005, 11:15 AM
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Nitpick, they were not gorillas, they were "great apes", a species Burroughs seems to have invented for the story. Tarzan's stepmom was Kala, can't recall the tribal leader's name.

As a species, the gorillas were called Bolgani.
Oh, but I mainly need his name!
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Old 01-26-2005, 11:33 AM
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Oh, but I mainly need his name!
Kerchak?

http://www.literature.org/authors/bu...hapter-04.html
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Old 01-26-2005, 11:40 AM
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Whew! Thank you.

We are having an argument at work.

I win, thanks!
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Old 01-26-2005, 01:33 PM
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I win, thanks!
So, do I get a banana or a damsel in distress or something?
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Old 01-26-2005, 01:59 PM
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So, do I get a banana or a damsel in distress or something?
How about some chocolate-covered blueberries?

Got some right here!
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Old 01-26-2005, 07:48 PM
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Are we talking the book or the Disney movie? In the book there was also Terkoz, a rival ape that (if memory serves) took over the tribe after Tarzan killed Kerchak. Tarzan beat Terkoz by forcing him into submission.

But Kerchak is probably the answer you're looking for.
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Old 01-26-2005, 08:04 PM
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I wish a Tarzan movie could be made that was faithful to the book..There's never been one like that. Some use different elements from Tarzan of the Apes, but none really stick to the whole story as it was written.
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Old 01-26-2005, 08:16 PM
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Also the adopted mom if anyone can rememembr it.

Please?
Kala, IIRC.
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Old 01-26-2005, 08:34 PM
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Kala, indeed.

Note: What kind of ape was Tarzan raised by?
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