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'''Shen's gorilla army''' are the tertiary antagonists in ''[[Kung Fu Panda 2]]''. As their name suggests, they are a group of gorillas that serve as the brute strength in [[Shen]]'s army.
 
'''Shen's gorilla army''' are the tertiary antagonists in ''[[Kung Fu Panda 2]]''. As their name suggests, they are a group of gorillas that serve as the brute strength in [[Shen]]'s army.
   
== Biography ==
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==Biography==
=== In ''[[Kung Fu Panda 2]]'' ===
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===In ''[[Kung Fu Panda 2]]''===
 
 
The Gorillas are the muscle in Lord [[Shen]]'s army. If his evil schemes require any heavy lifting, they'll be the ones doing it. Shen's personal guard is made up entirely of these powerful (and powerfully large) brutes, who are honor bound to their master. Two of the gorillas assisting in moving one of Shen's cannons.
 
The Gorillas are the muscle in Lord [[Shen]]'s army. If his evil schemes require any heavy lifting, they'll be the ones doing it. Shen's personal guard is made up entirely of these powerful (and powerfully large) brutes, who are honor bound to their master. Two of the gorillas assisting in moving one of Shen's cannons.
   
 
In the film, the gorillas performed various duties such as transporting [http://kungfupanda.wikia.com/wiki/Shen%27s_cannon Shen's cannon] and guarding Shen and the </span>[http://kungfupanda.wikia.com/wiki/Soothsayer Soothsayer]. During the [http://kungfupanda.wikia.com/wiki/Battle_of_the_Fireworks_Factory Battle of the Fireworks Factory], it was a gorilla that battled [[Tigress]] one-on-one and prevented her from reaching  Po in time to save him from being shot by Shen's largest cannon.
 
In the film, the gorillas performed various duties such as transporting [http://kungfupanda.wikia.com/wiki/Shen%27s_cannon Shen's cannon] and guarding Shen and the </span>[http://kungfupanda.wikia.com/wiki/Soothsayer Soothsayer]. During the [http://kungfupanda.wikia.com/wiki/Battle_of_the_Fireworks_Factory Battle of the Fireworks Factory], it was a gorilla that battled [[Tigress]] one-on-one and prevented her from reaching  Po in time to save him from being shot by Shen's largest cannon.
   
== Personality ==
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==Personality==
 
As large creatures of enormous strength and size, the gorillas are naturally brutal and aggressive. However, they are just as loyal to [http://kungfupanda.wikia.com/wiki/Shen Shen] as his [http://kungfupanda.wikia.com/wiki/Shen%27s_wolf_army wolf soldiers].<sup class="reference" id="cite_ref-kfp2_1-1">[http://kungfupanda.wikia.com/wiki/Shen's_gorilla_army#cite_note-kfp2-1 [2]]</sup>
 
As large creatures of enormous strength and size, the gorillas are naturally brutal and aggressive. However, they are just as loyal to [http://kungfupanda.wikia.com/wiki/Shen Shen] as his [http://kungfupanda.wikia.com/wiki/Shen%27s_wolf_army wolf soldiers].<sup class="reference" id="cite_ref-kfp2_1-1">[http://kungfupanda.wikia.com/wiki/Shen's_gorilla_army#cite_note-kfp2-1 [2]]</sup>
   
== Fighting style ==
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==Fighting style==
 
 
The Gorillas are familiar with [http://kungfupanda.wikia.com/wiki/Kung_fu kung fu] and skilled with weaponry, but they rarely need either. So ferocious and intimidating, they strike such fear in opponents that a battle is often over before it begins. Impossibly strong and amazingly agile, the Gorillas are equally dexterous with both hands and feet and are extremely tough to take down.
 
The Gorillas are familiar with [http://kungfupanda.wikia.com/wiki/Kung_fu kung fu] and skilled with weaponry, but they rarely need either. So ferocious and intimidating, they strike such fear in opponents that a battle is often over before it begins. Impossibly strong and amazingly agile, the Gorillas are equally dexterous with both hands and feet and are extremely tough to take down.
   
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As members of Shen's personal guard, the gorillas were higher in rank than the wolves, and sometimes led the wolves themselves when [[Boss Wolf]] wasn't around.
 
As members of Shen's personal guard, the gorillas were higher in rank than the wolves, and sometimes led the wolves themselves when [[Boss Wolf]] wasn't around.
   
=== [[Po]] ===
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===[Po]]===
   
 
Even before encountering the [http://kungfupanda.wikia.com/wiki/Dragon_Warrior_(legend) Dragon Warrior] in real life, the gorillas are noted to have always been legendary, fearsome fighters—so much so that Po had incorporated their likeness into his dream in the beginning sequences of ''[[Kung Fu Panda]]''.
 
Even before encountering the [http://kungfupanda.wikia.com/wiki/Dragon_Warrior_(legend) Dragon Warrior] in real life, the gorillas are noted to have always been legendary, fearsome fighters—so much so that Po had incorporated their likeness into his dream in the beginning sequences of ''[[Kung Fu Panda]]''.
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As members of [[Shen's army]], the gorillas were naturally the enemies of the Furious Five and fought them. The gorillas were noted to "pose a surprising challenge" particularly to [[Tigress]], as during the [[Battle of the Fireworks Factory]], a gorilla fought her one-on-one and put up a good fight.
 
As members of [[Shen's army]], the gorillas were naturally the enemies of the Furious Five and fought them. The gorillas were noted to "pose a surprising challenge" particularly to [[Tigress]], as during the [[Battle of the Fireworks Factory]], a gorilla fought her one-on-one and put up a good fight.
   
== Clothing ==
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==Clothing==
 
 
As the gorillas have little need for armor, their only clothing are armored pants and studded leather wristbands.
 
As the gorillas have little need for armor, their only clothing are armored pants and studded leather wristbands.
   
== Trivia ==
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==Trivia==
 
*Unlike most of the other animal characters in the [[Kung Fu Panda (franchise) ''Kung Fu Panda'' franchise]], gorillas are not native to China. The only [[wikipedia:Hominidae|great ape]] native to Asia is the [[wikipedia:orangutan|orangutan]], while gorillas originate from Africa.
 
*Unlike most of the other animal characters in the [[Kung Fu Panda (franchise) ''Kung Fu Panda'' franchise]], gorillas are not native to China. The only [[wikipedia:Hominidae|great ape]] native to Asia is the [[wikipedia:orangutan|orangutan]], while gorillas originate from Africa.
 
 
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Gorillas

Shen's gorilla army are the tertiary antagonists in Kung Fu Panda 2. As their name suggests, they are a group of gorillas that serve as the brute strength in Shen's army.

Biography

In Kung Fu Panda 2

The Gorillas are the muscle in Lord Shen's army. If his evil schemes require any heavy lifting, they'll be the ones doing it. Shen's personal guard is made up entirely of these powerful (and powerfully large) brutes, who are honor bound to their master. Two of the gorillas assisting in moving one of Shen's cannons.

In the film, the gorillas performed various duties such as transporting Shen's cannon and guarding Shen and the </span>Soothsayer. During the Battle of the Fireworks Factory, it was a gorilla that battled Tigress one-on-one and prevented her from reaching  Po in time to save him from being shot by Shen's largest cannon.

Personality

As large creatures of enormous strength and size, the gorillas are naturally brutal and aggressive. However, they are just as loyal to Shen as his wolf soldiers.[2]

Fighting style

The Gorillas are familiar with kung fu and skilled with weaponry, but they rarely need either. So ferocious and intimidating, they strike such fear in opponents that a battle is often over before it begins. Impossibly strong and amazingly agile, the Gorillas are equally dexterous with both hands and feet and are extremely tough to take down.

Relationships

Lord Shen

The gorillas served as Shen's personal guard, and were extremely loyal. However, Shen considered them to be as expendable as his wolves.</span>[2]

The wolves

Hey, on your feet! And wipe those stupid grins off your faces!
—A gorilla guard to two wolves knocked out by PoKung Fu Panda 2

As members of Shen's personal guard, the gorillas were higher in rank than the wolves, and sometimes led the wolves themselves when Boss Wolf wasn't around.

[Po]]

Even before encountering the Dragon Warrior in real life, the gorillas are noted to have always been legendary, fearsome fighters—so much so that Po had incorporated their likeness into his dream in the beginning sequences of Kung Fu Panda.

The Furious Five

As members of Shen's army, the gorillas were naturally the enemies of the Furious Five and fought them. The gorillas were noted to "pose a surprising challenge" particularly to Tigress, as during the Battle of the Fireworks Factory, a gorilla fought her one-on-one and put up a good fight.

Clothing

As the gorillas have little need for armor, their only clothing are armored pants and studded leather wristbands.

Trivia

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