Corinth man wants massive gorilla lawn ornament returned

CORINTH — The Daniel family wants its gorilla back.

About two weeks ago, an estimated 300-pound fiberglass gorilla – a decorative lawn item of sorts – went missing from the lawn of the home of James and Pat Daniel in Corinth.

It’s not just any runaway gorilla.

Daniel explained that the gorilla was a Christmas gift from his wife after it caught his eye at a business on Highway 72 between Corinth and Memphis.

Daniel said they have had fun dressing up the big ape and enjoyed the community feedback.

Police say it would take at least two and probably three people to move the heavy, bulky lawn decoration.

The Associated Press