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£100,000 has been raised from the auction of the 30 decorated gorillas that were placed around Torbay and Exeter this summer

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Great Gorillas auction raises £100,000 for charity

A hundred thousand pounds has been raised from the auction of the thirty decorated Gorillas that were placed around Torbay and Exeter this summer.

The highest bid for a single gorilla was £5,300.

Most were sold to people living in the West Country. Some said they`ll keep them in their gardens while others want to put them in public locations.

The money is going to gorilla conservation and the Children's Hospice South West.

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