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Mon Mar 28, 2011

Mister Ron’s Basement No. 1906

Welcome to Gorilla Week in The Basement!

All week long we will be presenting some ancient stories about Gorillas! On Friday, April 1st, we will be announcing a contest with a unique and special prize! Meanwhile, keep listening to our Gorilla tales for clues and inspiration.

Today’s 1859 piece concerns bringing the Gorilla in as a member of modern human civilization. This anonymously written story is called ‘Civilization of the Gorilla.’

Time: approx six and a half minutes

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