15 orangutans that look like London Mayor Boris Johnson

14:05 06 May 2012

An example of how Mayor of London looks like an orangutan, as included in the Buzzfeed picture gallery

An example of how Mayor of London looks like an orangutan, as included in the Buzzfeed picture gallery

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The re-election of Boris Johnson as Mayor of London was a serious political affair but some cheeky people couldn’t resist using the occasion as an excuse to ape around.

A very funny picture gallery showing 15 orangutans that look like Boris was posted online at Buzzfeed.

Some of the apes featured really do bear more than a striking resemblance to the Tory politician.

London24 can’t decide who comes off worst from the comparison – the orangutans or the Mayor!

Click on the link below to see the full sets of primate pictures.

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