As Donkey Kong fans around the world load up their Nintendo 3DS systems with Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D we felt it appropriate to do some digging and find a ton of facts about the Donkey Kong and his legacy in video games.

With a little help from Nintendo, we came across some information that even made our eyebrows raise like how Donkey Kong travels with a Nintendo DS Lite and how much the primate contributed to the overall success of the company. 

Take a stroll through our list and enjoy these 25 Things You Never Knew About "Donkey Kong."

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