Planet of the Apes or Gorilla Fun Run?

Runners put on gorilla suits. Because...?

Credit: Sedgwick County Zoo

Running a 5K in this weather would require extra clothing--- like a gorilla suit. Although this is in Austin, Texas so... these people are just nutty. Their costumes looked like they were inspired by the original Planet of the Apes movie. But the silly event raised money for a very serious issue -- conservation efforts for endangered mountain gorillas in Africa.
There are just 900 left in the wild


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