The Gorilla Who Was Brought up as a Boy in an English Village

This is the incredible true story of John Daniel, who was no ordinary gorilla

John Daniel with his school mates. Photo Credit: SWNS:South West News Service

JJohn Daniel was a young gorilla who was adopted by an English family in 1918 and brought up as a human boy in the village of Uley. He had his own room, went to school, and was fond of tea and cider.

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Jason Ward

Jason Ward

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Freelance Writer, Author, Journalist for 30 years. Mostly lives in Asia. www.jasonwardwriter.com, thewordofward@gmail.com Top writer in History and Culture.