Joe & Jane Public are continually exhorted by TV ads to "adopt"
endangered wild animals; orang-utans, tigers, snow leopards, polar
This service realy brings the idea of conservation home.
Just contact BorgCo with your details including a major credit card
and state the
date, time and location of the prank plus the animal of
You will receive by mail a bogus "adoption pack" to show to the
At the appointed time, the victim will be called to the door to find a
uniformed delivery driver (wearing carefully concealed body cams
microphones), who enquires "Good afternoon, Mr (or Mrs) <insert
"No, sorry, they're out".
"Oh, all right. We've brought your orang-utan"
"You signed up to adopt an orang-utan ?"
"Errr ... yes ?"
"Well, we've brought her ..."
At this point, a second delivery man emerges from the van, leading
orang-utan by the hand, and carrying a suitcase.
" ... all the information you need and food for the first three days is in
the case. Her name's Lana".
"No, please, you don't understand, we said we'd give money every
The delivery man studies the paperwork. "Yes, but you also ticked
box that says "Yes, we will foster an orang-utan ... look, it's here on
copy of the form ..."
Eventually, the prank is revealed. The victim is provided with a DVD
the event, which can be laughed at later by friends, neighbours and
family, or used as evidence in the subsequent divorce proceedings.