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There was a deeply unfortunate mix up between a gorilla and a politician on the BBC


AT AROUND 8AM this morning, BBC Breakfast started into a segment on Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

Unfortunately for everyone involved, the picture didn’t match the chosen topic. At all:

Not only was it a very awkward moment – the gorilla involved was Kumbuka, the dangerous gorilla that temporarily escaped from his enclosure in London Zoo last night


It’s the awkward live television moment you always hope for

Lowbrow morning entertainment for all

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