Persuasive Essay About Gorillas

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Cincinnati, Ohio. It was May 28, 2016. Everything was perfectly normal that day. That is until a certain unfortunate event happened. A three-year old boy fell into the enclosure of a good friend of mine and a fellow gorilla, Harambe. The boy was then pulled and dragged by Harambe. A zoo worker then saw what transpired and fearing for the boy’s life, my good friend was gunned down to death. Harambe and me both belong to the species called Gorilla gorilla, or simply known as lowland gorillas. Despite the fact that we are the most common species of gorilla in the world , we are currently classified as critically endangered in the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Red List. A very sad fact and the news about what happened to Harambe is certainly not helping. I’m sorry. I forgot to introduce myself. How rude of me. My name is Willie. As I said earlier, I belong to the same species with Harambe. Fortunately for me, I currently live in the wild. How did I manage to write this paper, you ask? Just a mix of technology and imagination. A large number of our population is located in African countries Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Guinea, Gabon, Nigeria, and Republic of Congo. Our species is very much centralized in Africa that even Harambe’s name was derived from a Swahili word “Harambee” meaning “communal labor” . Our species are diurnal, meaning most of our activities happen during the day. Aside from that, we build nests in trees or in the ground

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