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May 27th, 2009
05:43 PM ET

Beat 360° 5/27/09

Ready for today's Beat 360°? Everyday we post a picture – and you provide the caption and our staff will join in too. Tune in tonight at 10pm to see if you are our favorite! Here is the 'Beat 360°' pic:

Kibabu the silverback gorilla enjoys a lettuce on his 32nd birthday in his habitat at Taronga Zoo in Sydney on May 25, 2009.

Have fun with it. We're looking forward to your captions! Make sure to include your name, city, state (or country) so we can post your comment.

UPDATE: Check out our Beat 360° Winners!

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soundoff (175 Responses)
  1. Judge Kemp

    Portland, OR

    "They say this stuff is supposed to be for your waistline."

    May 27, 2009 at 6:03 pm |
  2. Maddie

    Can't wait until this recession ends... then maybe they'll be able to afford an actual cake!

    May 27, 2009 at 6:03 pm |
  3. Sandy

    King Kong got Faye Ray and all I get is this lettuce. Does this have anything to do with the going green movement?

    May 27, 2009 at 6:03 pm |
  4. Preston VanLoon, Mt. Pleasant IA

    "If I eat this, maybe I can look like a rabbit."

    May 27, 2009 at 6:01 pm |
  5. Susie

    The gorilla is the guinea pig at the White House, tasting the first lettuces of the Obama's garden.

    May 27, 2009 at 6:01 pm |
  6. rit lon

    Eat all of your spinach and you will look just like papa.

    May 27, 2009 at 6:01 pm |
  7. j.Son Dinant

    Ever since I had that gastric bypass surgery all I can eat is this tasty lettuce... Does my figure look any better yet?

    May 27, 2009 at 6:01 pm |
  8. Christine

    My species in endangered, and they give me lettuce? Are they trying to starve me to death? I'm not procreating until I get my stimulus package!

    May 27, 2009 at 6:00 pm |
  9. mike fletcher

    Under threat of inflation, zoos begin feeding animals dollar bills instead of costly food.

    May 27, 2009 at 6:00 pm |
  10. Louann Smith

    They must be giving me the leftovers again, this is awful!

    May 27, 2009 at 6:00 pm |
  11. Lori Lutze--Milwaukee

    "A birthday gift from the White House garden? I'm living large!"

    May 27, 2009 at 6:00 pm |
  12. Brandon W.

    Really ? Lettuce on my 32nd birthday !?!? Do I need to call the Obama administration to teach you Aussies how to distribute some REAL green ?

    May 27, 2009 at 6:00 pm |
  13. Rob - McBain, MI

    My name's Kibabu and I lost 175 lbs with Jenny Craig!

    May 27, 2009 at 5:59 pm |
  14. Orla Stuart, Santa Cruz, CA

    Only lettuce? Where's the two beef patties, pickles, cheese, special sauce and the sesame seed bun?

    May 27, 2009 at 5:59 pm |
  15. mark lowery

    Lettuce crunch or Credit crunch i know what i'm thinking about.

    May 27, 2009 at 5:59 pm |
  16. Noreen Foley-Covey

    NO... this does NOT taste like birthday cake!

    May 27, 2009 at 5:59 pm |
  17. Kat from Florida

    You know the economy is in the toilet when I can't even get a banana.

    May 27, 2009 at 5:59 pm |
  18. Jared

    It seems the infamous diet craze has now spread to those in the animal kingdom.

    Wichita, Kansas

    May 27, 2009 at 5:59 pm |
  19. Jennifer

    You don't get that camera out of my face, your next!

    May 27, 2009 at 5:58 pm |
  20. Pamina

    Michelle Obama to the nation: " See, even a Gorilla can eat healthy foods!"

    May 27, 2009 at 5:58 pm |
  21. Kelly - Harrisburg, PA

    I turn 32 and all I get is this stupid lettuce???

    May 27, 2009 at 5:57 pm |
  22. Julie Hopper

    Why can't I loose this gut, all I eat are leaves and fruit?!

    Julie Hopper, West Chicago, IL

    May 27, 2009 at 5:57 pm |
  23. Amelia from Miami

    You know the economy is bad when I have to scale down my meals.

    May 27, 2009 at 5:57 pm |
  24. Yaemi Fevrier

    in the recession, I've had to cut back on my expenses, no more bananas for me

    May 27, 2009 at 5:57 pm |
  25. Shari Voce

    You were probably wondering how I kept my girlish figure...now you know!

    May 27, 2009 at 5:57 pm |
  26. Brenda

    Vegan in disguise.

    May 27, 2009 at 5:57 pm |
  27. Lauren Feilich

    Pleeeeaaase, can I cheat on my diet just this once? That birthday cake is calling my name.

    May 27, 2009 at 5:57 pm |
  28. Aneeta

    "I've also decided to go green this year!"
    Fort Myers, FL

    May 27, 2009 at 5:56 pm |
  29. Aguarin Iriarte

    What?! Can't I spoil myself a little? Its my birthday!

    May 27, 2009 at 5:56 pm |
  30. Harry - Waukegan IL

    I like this going "Green" fad going around

    May 27, 2009 at 5:55 pm |
  31. Anthony - Apex, NC

    I'm an 800-pound gorilla, I'm in the room and I'm tired of being ignored.

    May 27, 2009 at 5:55 pm |
  32. Delores-Albuquerque

    Yummy, Yummy! I surely don't look one day older!!!

    May 27, 2009 at 5:55 pm |
  33. Whitney Macdonald

    Nom Nom Nom Nom

    May 27, 2009 at 5:55 pm |
  34. Carol-Anne Ryce-Paul

    Mmm Mrs. Obama, the new white house sure is tasty

    May 27, 2009 at 5:54 pm |
  35. Zander

    This no carb diet is for the birds!

    May 27, 2009 at 5:54 pm |
  36. Amelia from Miami

    This non fat diet is killing me.

    May 27, 2009 at 5:54 pm |
  37. Cindy Panackia

    I see Kibabu has gone all out by celebrating his 32nd birthday by cutting back and totally staying green.
    Or, in gorilla language lettuce alone!!!!

    Cindy
    Riverview, Mi

    May 27, 2009 at 5:54 pm |
  38. Lori - PA

    Where's the cake?

    May 27, 2009 at 5:54 pm |
  39. Joseph Murphy of San Francisco

    Gearing up for the supreme court nominee confirmation hearings, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee decides to power lunch.

    May 27, 2009 at 5:54 pm |
  40. Linda, Las Vegas, Nevada

    "I'll eat this, but I'ed rather have a Twinkie"

    May 27, 2009 at 5:54 pm |
  41. Diane Trivelli

    They told me if I eat all my lettuce, I'll get my cake and eat it too!

    May 27, 2009 at 5:54 pm |
  42. Theron Mercadel

    Of course it's organic. But can I get some banana basalmic dressing?

    May 27, 2009 at 5:53 pm |
  43. David Garcia San Diego CA

    When will the recession end...Im tired of eating lettuce!

    May 27, 2009 at 5:53 pm |
  44. Phuoi Trinh

    I'm getting older so I better start on a diet! I hear lettuce is good for you.

    May 27, 2009 at 5:52 pm |
  45. Sue, Lathrup Village, MI

    Even gorillas feel the pressure as swimsuit season approaches.

    May 27, 2009 at 5:52 pm |
  46. Joe Drake

    I'm 32, been eating all this lettuce and I STILL HAVEN'T LOST ANY WEIGHT.

    May 27, 2009 at 5:52 pm |
  47. Meaghan

    Don't judge – I'm watching my figure.

    May 27, 2009 at 5:52 pm |
  48. Johnn Shelton

    The newest and biggest Vegan on the block

    May 27, 2009 at 5:52 pm |
  49. Toyshika Epps

    Let me get this right, I turn 32 and all I get is lettuce? How old do I have to be to finally get a gin and tonic?

    May 27, 2009 at 5:51 pm |
  50. Tony - Lafayette, LA

    They can make me diet, but they can't make me like it.

    May 27, 2009 at 5:47 pm |
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