Sid was a petty criminal who’d had many run-ins with the law. He needed a job, but because of his record, no one wanted to hire him. Then a pal tipped him off that the local zoo was hiring, and that they had a good record of hiring people in Sid’s situation, so he went to check it out.
The zookeeper told Sid he needed someone to impersonate a gorilla. “Our gorilla was our main attraction,” said the zookeeper. “But it died a few days ago, and it will be months before we can get another one. All you have to do is wear this gorilla suit and eat bananas and keep the visitors entertained.”
The job sounded easy, so Sid agreed. He put on the costume and did his best to act like a gorilla, beating his chest and climbing trees and swinging from branches. He was so convincing…
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