The interviewee folded his arms. "I think I relate well to animals," he replied. "I think most of them like me, too."
"What about the general public, Simon? Could you handle a difficult visitor?"
"I think most people would say I'm pretty thick-skinned."
The panel chair conferred quietly with her colleagues, then stood to offer her hand.
"Well, Simon, we're pleased to offer you the position here. Congratulations – will you accept?"
The gorilla stood up and returned the handshake. "Certainly," he replied. "The name's not 'Simon', though."