Happy 128th Birthday, Lord Greystroke!

Better known as TARZAN of the Apes!Tarzan_All_Story.jpg

Tarzan was born 128 years ago today (in fake history) on November 22, 1888. I believe it was a Thursday. Orphaned and stranded in the jungle at a tender age, young John Clayton, the only son of the Earl of Greystroke, was taken in and raised by a band of gorillas. With the strength of a great ape and the cunning of a man he lived quite contentedly in the deepest, darkest jungles. Until a chance meeting with a young Englishwoman named Jane, that is.

Intrigued? If you’d like to learn more you should come to the library and check out Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Or at least the Disney movie version.

 

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