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Wall Street's Bull Gets a New Showdown

Organizers say Harambe display is about wealth inequality

(Newser) - Wall Street's iconic Charging Bull statue is currently facing off with a gorilla. Not just any gorilla, but Harambe: A 7-foot-statue of the Cincinnati Zoo gorilla who was fatally shot as he carried around a 3-year-old boy who'd gotten into his enclosure in 2016 was, on Monday, installed...

Elon Musk Releases 'Harambe' Rap Track

'RIP Harambe/Smoking on some strong/In the gorilla zoo'

(Newser) - Elon Musk apparently had some fun over the weekend: The Tesla and SpaceX CEO released a rap song called "RIP Harambe" on SoundCloud Saturday, Billboard reports. The "Emo G Records" release, which can be heard here , pays tribute to the gorilla killed at the Cincinnati Zoo in 2016...

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You're Looking at a $100K Cheeto

Harambe, is that you?

(Newser) - Someone bid nearly $100,000 on eBay for a Cheeto that bears a resemblance to gorilla Harambe, shot by handlers at the Cincinnati Zoo after dragging a small boy who had gotten into his enclosure. The seller says he found the cheese snack in a bag of Flamin' Hot Cheetos,...

Harambe's Grandmother Euthanized in Miami

The gorilla was 49 years old

(Newser) - Zoo Miami's matriarch gorilla, Josephine, who was grandmother to the internet-famous Harambe, has died, the AP reports. The zoo announced on social media that the 49-year-old ape was euthanized Wednesday morning, saying she had been suffering from several health issues that slowly incapacitated her. Josephine was born in the...

Armed Police Sent to London Zoo After Gorilla's Escape

Kumbuka now 'grumbling' in captivity again

(Newser) - Kumbuka the gorilla's story has a much happier ending than Harambe's . The silverback gorilla was recaptured within an hour of escaping his enclosure at the London Zoo Thursday night, and a keeper tells the BBC that he is "happy to report that he's up and grumbling,...

Kid's Parents Could Be Charged in Gorilla Death

Harambe's first keeper says he was like one of his sons

(Newser) - Harambe the gorilla is becoming the most talked-about animal since Cecil the lion —and his death is just as controversial . On Tuesday, police and prosecutors confirmed that the shooting at the Cincinnati Zoo is being investigated, and they haven't ruled out criminal charges against the parents of the...

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