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CPR (for humans) has come a long way in the last 38 years, I wonder if it could be successful on a gorilla now. Could an AED read his rhythm?
Is totally stupid of me to feel sad that they don’t seem to be caring or respectful of Samson?
I saw Samson when I was a kid. He was super awesome and I cried when he died! ?
I grew up in the 70’s & we had season passes for the Milwaukee County Zoo. Samson scared the crap out of me. He would pound on the glass & always looked pissed off.
What’s the life expectancy of a gorilla? Was 32 a normal age?
Will someone please address the dead gorilla in the room?
Not saying it is, but this looks so photoshopped.
Is everyone just going to try and pretend to not see the giant bulge from the guy in the middle?
They have an exact life size re-creation of him at the Milwaukee Museum. He truly was quite a remarkable creature.
Did we not have color photography in the 80s? What’s the purpose of making it black and white? Just to look more historic?
I lived in Milwaukee at the time. Samson was a local celebrity. Still remember that day.
Homeboy to the right packing fucking heat
We lived just over the border in Illinois and would go to the Milwaukee Zoo pretty often. Samson was a bad ass guerrilla and would scare the shit out of kids regularly.
That’s sad just because gorillas are my favorite.
Are we all just gonna act like the guy with the camera ISN’T packing heat? Yeah? Okay..
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They mad a recreation of Samson at the Milwaukee Public Museum. What a massive animal
What were they feeding him? A steady diet of McD’s?
“yup he dead”
But really cool snippet of history though