Young gorillas seem to attract more than their share of off-the-wall comments.
A visitor looking at a gorilla family asked a keeper what kind of animal they were. The keeper, slightly taken aback, replied that they were gorillas. The visitor, pointing at the infant gorillas clinging to their mothers, responded, “Oh, then what are those? Chipmunks?”
Another visitor, asked of the same young gorillas: “Are those little ones still in the chimpanzee stage?”