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Friday 15 Mar 2013: Gorilla = Tribe of hairy women
The word "Gorilla" is derived from the Greek "Gorillai" meaning "Tribe of hairy women". The name Gorilla was given to the species of primate in the 19th Century, deriving from a description given by a Carthaginian navigator visiting the West African coast around 500 B.C.

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