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The 10 Greatest Primates from Fiction

By Steven Romano Nov 20, 2013

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8. Rafiki (The Lion King)

Disney has had a lot of monkeys and apes starring in their animated features over the years, which made deciding which one to honor all the more complicated. Narrowing it down to Aladdin’s Abu and The Lion King’s Rafiki, the shamanistic mandrill definitely took it home! Because last we checked, Aladdin’s lickspittle didn’t take down a pack of hyenas utilizing kung-fu.

Tags: slideshows, fiction, monkeys, things we love, primates, apes

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Steven Romano

Like Captain America, Steven Romano is just a boy from Brooklyn. When he isn't contributing to The MindHut and other geeky websites, Steven's hard at work writing his first novel and comic book scripts. Follow him on Twitter @Steven_Romano, and swing by his blog: stevenromano.tumblr.com

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