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And Now… The Harambe Theme Song You Never Knew You Needed

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Harambe Lives On

The internet still isn’t over the untimely death of Harambe the gorilla.

Of course, it all started after a widely-publicized incident at the Cincinnati Zoo, where Harambe, a 17-year-old Western lowland gorilla, had lived for a year and a half. After a three-year-old boy climbed over a fence and fell into the gorilla’s enclosure, Harambe was seen both dragging him through a moat as well as doing what some experts considered to be protecting the child.

To save the boy’s life, however, a zoo worker had to shoot and kill Harambe. After his death, a media firestorm analyzed the zoo’s security and reaction, as well as the parenting abilities of the boy’s mother. But aside from the debate that takes place after any similar incident, something entirely unexpected happened: Harambe became a social media icon and a sensation among younger Americans.

If you miss the world’s most popular gorilla every day and constantly find yourself chanting, “D**ks out for Harambe,” you might be happy to know that you’re not alone, and, in fact, there might be a more respectable way to sing his praises… literally.

As it turns out, Harambe was named after a popular piece of music. Which means you just got your new theme song.

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Listen to the song here!