Life Lessons: Don’t Make Eye Contact with Gorillas Life Lessons: Don’t Make Eye Contact with Gorillas
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Life Lessons: Don’t Make Eye Contact with Gorillas

by Zach Frechette

April 17, 2009

Problem: Gorillas might attack you if you look them in the eye. Solution: these stylish glasses. After a woman was attacked by an escaped gorilla at the Rotterdam Zoo-apparently her crime was making eye contact with the primate, which everyone knows is taboo-a local health insurance company teamed up with DDB Amsterdam to give away these non-threatening viewing glasses. As you can see, they give the impression of the classic disinterested up-and-to-the-left eye posture, which should help avoid future incidents. Via BuzzFeed.

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Life Lessons: Don’t Make Eye Contact with Gorillas