A Harambe-Shaped Cheeto Sold on eBay for Almost $100,000

The Cheeto was originally listed for $14.50

The auction for the Harambe Cheeto ended on Feb. 7 at 3:45 a.m.

Last year, the death of Harambe the gorilla was publicized all over the world and continues to be talked out, even on eBay where a recent listing of a Flamin’ Hot Cheeto shaped like the gorilla sold for $99,900.

On Jan. 28, the seller posted the “rare” and “one of a kind” Cheeto and received 132 bids.

“I opened up a bag of Flamin Hot Cheetos and as soon as I looked inside I came across this unique Cheetos that looks like Harambe the gorilla,” the listing read.

As for the item description, the Cheeto was a mere one and a half inches long, and no, the bag was not included.

Other eBay users followed suit and began listing their own versions of Harambe-shaped Cheetos.

Another user listed an “off brand” Harambe; there are 58 bids on it to date, with the latest one reaching $9,000.


If you’re not looking to spend $100,000 on a Cheeto, you can head to New Jersey to try a Flamin’ Hot Cheetos bagel at The Bagel Nook.