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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
The gorilla is the largest of the apes, native to the forests of central Africa. Figuratively a gorilla connotes a big and brutish man or a thug. With other primates like Orangutans representations of the Gorilla are common in popular culture in the United States of America - with the full range of electronic media having gorillas as mascots, gorillas behaving like humans, and humans behaving like gorillas.


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