We’d pee our pants!
This 28-stone gorilla has been keeping an eye on nervous builders near its enclosure – and weighing in at 176kg, he is one site foreman not to be argued with.
These photos show the 12-year-old silverback, N’Dowe (pronounced Endovay) at home at Paignton Zoo, Devon, where it lives with four other gorillas.
And the huge, muscular primate has taken to terrorising a group of construction workers who are building a new play area and takeaway kiosk at the zoo.
The macho ape, a critically-endangered western lowland gorilla, balances on a tree stump and beats its chest, roaring as it watches over the builders.
Lee & Lee company boss Adrian Lee, who is carrying out work at the zoo, said his team decided to respond to the threat with some chest-pounding of their own – but they aren’t nearly as scary as N’Dowe.
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