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Gorilla Run 2011 finds Denver going ape (PHOTOS)

The eighth annual Denver Gorilla Run, benefiting the Denver-based Mountain Gorilla Conservation Fund, turned downtown wild on Saturday, thanks in part to a new post-race feature that spotlighted restaurants, live music and a special Wynkoop beer you can still purchase, with half the proceeds going to the MGC fund. Look below to check out a sampling of Eric Gruneisen's furry photos, and click here for the full slideshow. Click here to follow and like the Michael Roberts/Westword Facebook page.

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