On May 28th, 2016, one of the Cincinatti Zoo’s resident gorillas, Harambe, had a child fall into his enclosure. The child was rescued, and Harambe the gorilla was shot and killed by a zookeeper in the process. Almost instantly an unexpected amount of responses of sadness for the loss of Harambe’s life. Thousands have called it an injustice that he was shot.
T-shirts and hats were sold, Twitter hashtags went viral, tribute songs were sung, and what could only be described as a movement was born. Harambe has taken over social media and his controversial death has stayed a topic of discussion, so we bring you a costume idea that’s sure to be a hit at your next Halloween party: Harambe the Gorilla!
If you’re still looking to celebrate the life of Harambe, or want some of his animal friends to join you for a group costume, be sure to check out the other animal costumes Wholesale Halloween Costumes has in stock!