Here are some facts about Donkey Kong…
Donkey Kong and Mario first appeared in the popular 1981 Nintendo video game Donkey Kong.
Donkey Kong has a son called Donkey Kong Jr.
The game designer thought that donkey meant stupid in English, and Donkey Kong would mean stupid ape to an American audience.
When the game designer suggested the name Donkey Kong to Nintendo he was laughed at but the name stuck.
Donkey Kong appears in more recent games as the elderly Cranky Kong.