Life imitates art, hanging upside down from a banana tree.
A pair of male lowland gorillas experienced a few hours of freedom yesterday at the Kansas City Zoo. According to the Kansas City Star, the 400-pound primates made their into a zookeepers' area where they were able to glimpse inside the enclosure that houses the zoo's female gorillas.
"They were posturing for the females," Julie Neemeyer, the zoo's director of marketing, told the Star. "They were doing what male gorillas do."
The escaped gorillas reportedly posed no threat to visitors to the park, but that didn't stop zoo officials from blasting the animals with water hoses to get them to return to their cages.
Fast forward to the year 3978 A.D. and Charlton Heston (below) wonders why he's treated the same way by his ape masters!? Oh, it's a madhouse! A madhouse, indeed!