The Week contest: Ape song

This week’s question: Males and females of a species of gibbon native to Southeast Asia have been observed singing duets in order to solidify social bonds. Come up with the title of a song that would suit the talents of these musically inclined apes.

Click here to see the results of the most recent contest: Royal memoir

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THE WINNER:  “Swinging in the Rain”

Suzie Fraser, Whitesboro, New York

SECOND PLACE: “Gibbon All My Love to You”
Jesse Rifkin, Arlington, Virginia

THIRD PLACE: “Stop Dragging My Knuckles Around”

Roger Lewis, Burlington, Vermont 


“I’ve Had the Climb of My Life”

Rebecca Burgan, Grass Valley, California

“I Got You Ape”

Hunter Burgan, Los Angeles, California

“Play That Monkey Music”

Laurel Rose, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

“Hey, Hey, We Really Are the Monkeys”

Bruce J. Maltzman, Wellington, Florida

“Marmoset There’ll Be Days Like This”

Kenneth Burgan, Grass Valley, California

“Tree for Two”

Janine Witte, Doylestown, Pennsylvania

“Ain’t No Tree Branch High Enough”

Laura Aractingi, Kearney, Missouri 

“Primate Dancer”

Guy Rusiski, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

“On The Tree Where You Live”

Chas Rosenberg, Arlington Heights, Illinois

“I Just Howled to Say I Love You”

David Ferriter, Penfield, New York

“We Say We Want an Evolution”

Skip Flanagan, Roseville, California

“Jungle Boogie”

Mike Jordan, Clearwater, Florida

“I’m Henry the Ape, I Am”

Gary Evenson, McFarland, Wisconsin

“My Furry Valentine”

Daniel Hicks, Randolph, Massachusetts 

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