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Candlelight Vigil to be Held for Deceased Gorilla Harambe

Candlelight Vigil to be Held for Deceased Gorilla Harambe

BYOB: Bring Your Own Bananas

Ontario resident Damien Perez is hosting a candlelight vigil for deceased gorilla, Harambe, on September 30.

Perez is asking attendees to bring their own candles and bananas.

In order to commemorate the passing of our beloved Harambe, who taught us nothing but kindness, a vigil will be held at Niagra Park.

We will sing hymns and mourn together.Anyone is welcome to come join, we will gladly welcome you with open arms just like Harambe did.

Afterwards some mourners may be taking their grief to the Music Hall for a night of merriment.

If you were thinking of bringing a gift, please bring bananas instead of flowers so that we can place it around the Harambe memorial(he would have liked that more).

BYOB (Bring Your Own Bananas)
BYOC (Bring Your Own Candles)


The official Facebook event page is here:

Harambe was shot and killed in his Cincinnati Zoo habitat after a child fell into his enclosure.

He’s since been immortalized in internet memehood.

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Some people have too much time on their hands.

The zoo missed an opportunity to make amends for this tragedy. Immediately after the murder of Harambe rescue of the boy, they could have ground up the gorilla’s body and sold Harambe burgers at the snack bar to raise awareness for the lack of human rights for non-human primates. I bet they could have gotten ten bucks each!

“. . . Harambe, who taught us nothing but kindness . . .”

I’ve seen the video. He didn’t act with kindness with that kid as he dragged him across the floor of his cage. Sorta gorilla-handled him.*

*Or is that ve-handled? I get so confused with Newspeak.

MaggotAtBroadAndWall | September 18, 2016 at 11:02 am

I understand their grief. I had a breakdown yesterday when I walked into my home and it hit me how many trees had to be murdered so I could selfishly try to protect myself from nature and the environment. I’m going to hold a vigil for all the dead trees. If you can’t attend my vigil, I understand. But you, too, can show how much you care about trees.

Trees like CO2, so I would ask everyone who wants to properly honor the trees killed by man and show how much you love the gazillion trees man has not yet murdered, to go outside, start your car, and just let it run idly in the driveway for a few minutes and weep about trees.

Last night 12 fine clams gave up the ghost for our dinner. We did a candle light vigil with music and libations of wine to honor their sacrifice. It was touching.

    That is a touching and most apt ceremony. It could only have been improved by bidding the clams’ deliverance to immortality atop a bed of linguine dressed with an emulsion of white wine, olive oil, garlic, chopped parsley, and red pepper flakes.

Clam Lives Matter

Better to use your time, Mr. Perez, to do homework or prepare for your next exam.

As stupid as this sounds, I’d bet there’ll be a bigger crowd show up, than shows up for Hilliary’s campaign events.

And they’ll have a better time.

Harambe is now gone
but he lives
in iPhoto

Char Char Binks | September 18, 2016 at 2:17 pm

Bring bananas? DASS RAYCISS!

    THAT’S not racist. We’re talking about a dumb ape, not BLM.

    Speaking of which, since we’re now a multicultural society, it would only seem proper that the next time something like this happens to have a giant BBQ and grill the animal properly. That’s what they do in Africa, eat apes. YUM! Are we better than they are? Let’s embrace the African meme of grilled monkey.

Thank you for the lovely article, I hope everyone can come out for this amazing event. We will welcome all of you with open arms just like Harambe did inside his own enclosure. #JusticeforHarambe

No Justice for the birds and bats, numerous and endangered, that are slaughtered in the windmill gauntlets and fried in solar ovens.

No Justice for the flora and fauna disrupted and destroyed to make room for the low density, low availability green/clean blight.

No Justice for the human babies aborted in abortion clinics and Planned Parenthood offices to promote the female chauvinist cause.

Peculiar priorities.

Its just an animal!

buckeyeminuteman | September 19, 2016 at 1:36 pm

What the heck was that lion’s name that was hunted by that dentist last year and everybody went ape nuts crazy for?

Harambe was Black, unarmed, and killed by police. And the police did not give him enough time to comply.

Where is BLM on this horrible extrajudicial killing? If Garner’s and Freddie Gray’s family got $6,000,000, then Harambe’s family should get as much or more.

Time for BLM and Sharpton to gear up. And why has Obama not sent reps to Harambe’s funeral? I sense that things would be quite different if Harambe were a white albino gorilla.