Going Ape to Rescue LA Zoo Worker Who Fell Into Gorilla Habitat

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LOS ANGELES –This story is bananas. B-A-N-A-N-A-S. Crews are trying to figure out how a Los Angeles Zoo employee fell 20 feet into a gorilla enclousre, setting off a dramatic rescue.

Dozens of firefighters went ape rushing to the scene. They used a ladder and a rope system to pull the 61-year-old man up to safety.

According to KTLA, he suffered a fractured femur in the fall… but amazingly, he’s expected to be just fine.

And lucky for him, those gorillas were secured at the time.

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