monkey

Harambe

Harambe was a gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo who was shot after a three-year-old human boy fell into his enclosure. He was killed one day after his 17th birthday, after which conspiracy theories and “dicks out” tributes swirled. Rest in peace, Harambe.

Caesar from Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Caesar (Andy Serkis) is an evolved chimpanzee who is the main protagonist of Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. He is the biological son of Alpha and Bright Eyes, wild chimpanzees from the West African Jungle. After the death of his mother, Caesar is adopted by humans, Will Rodman and Caroline Aranha. Later in life, Caesar leads an Ape Rebellion before going on to rule over the newly formed Ape Colony. When humans are re-encountered, Caesar becomes the liaison between mankind and primate.

Bloodhound Gang

The Bloodhound Gang is a Philly band known for their juvenile lyrics. In the music video for The Bad Touch, they’re fittingly wearing monkey suits as they sing about being nothing but mammals.

The Man in the Yellow Hat

Curious George’s human companion, the Man in the Yellow Hat, takes his name from his attire. Little is known about this mystery guy other than his propensity to dress in yellow. Although if you’re going to hang out with a monkey it makes sense that you would want to dress like a giant banana.