Gorillas have long been admired for having many interesting features, but handsome good looks isn’t something that often comes to mind.
Unless you’re one of the many women in Japan that have been flocking to see Shabani the studly gorilla at the Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens in Nagoya, Japan.
Shabani, the Western Lowland gorilla, has captured the hearts of many young Japanese women and they’ve been lining up ever since just to get a glimpse.
The 18-year-old silverback, who weighs around 180 kilograms, has been living at the zoo since 2007 but not until recently has the gorilla gained so much popularity.
generated a lot of visitors in the past few months ever since he was used as a model for a campaign in the zoo’s spring festival.According the Agence France Presse, his handsome looks have
“He often rests his chin on his hands and looks intently at you,” a zoo spokesman told AFP. “He is more buff than most gorillas and he’s at his peak physically. We’ve seen a rise in theRead More »from Japanese women flock to zoo to see Shabani the handsome gorilla