August Anne Burrows and her fellow astronauts, Norvell and Flip, were hunted by apes after the fall of human civilization. Only Burrows survived to raise her child (by Norvell). Her granddaughter was Anne.
- Burrows is exclusive to the continuity of the Planet of the Apes comic books published by Malibu Graphics.
- August received her first name in honour of writer Charles Marshall's then two-year-old daughter.