Young gorillas figure out how to dismantle snares set by poachers


It won’t be long before the Lady Liberty is up to her armpits in sand.

Somewhere Jane Goodall is pumping her fist. “YES!”

Or possibly Dian Fossey.

Well, she’s dead, so I didn’t pick her.

Gary Larson too.

Only after a long campaign of gorilla warfare.

“Get your stinkin’ snares offa me, you damn dirty poachers!” :cool:

If I’m reading the article correctly, it looks like the two gorillas hurried to dismantle the trap to protect a human who was approaching the snare – after a third gorilla had warned the human about the trap:

Don’t we need maniacs (god damn them to hell) to blew it up first?

Go go gorillas!