1. This is Shabani. He’s a male gorilla at Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens in Japan.
2. According to Rocket News, Shabani has been at the zoo since 2007, but only in the past few months has the gorilla gained popularity.
3. Shabani has become popular among young Japanese girls for his handsome looks.
5. Looking off into the sunset and thinking *deep* thoughts.
7. Here he is showing off his guns.
Shabani, like a model, poses in style.
9. Girls love hot dads.
10. Young women are using the phrase イケメン (Ikemen) — a word usually reserved for speaking about handsome young men — when talking about the ape.
I went to Higashiyama Zoo. This hot Shabani Ikemen was certainly handsome.
Higashiyama Zoo in Nagoya’s location. Ikemen way too much. Women rushing in and have made a crowd every day.
14. According to Japanese social media, the zoo has seen a sharp increase in female visitors in the wake of Shabani’s new notoriety.
16. But other gorillas seem jealous of all this attention.
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