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Gorillas hilariously try to avoid rain at South Carolina zoo

A viral video from a South Carolina zoo showed a group of gorillas behaving just like humans as they tried to take shelter from the rain. The primates at the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in Columbia were seen huddling beneath an overhang. Each of two female gorillas clutched a baby in its arms as they all cautiously looked for an escape route to drier ground. “Gorillas are magnificent, majestic creatures full of grace and beauty… except when it rains,” zookeeper Brooke Hunsinger captioned the video on Facebook. One brave gorilla, named Acacia, hugged the wall of the overhang in an effort to minimize wetness and shimmied around a corner out of the rain. As the three remaining grim-faced gorillas followed, each made a human-like fac ...