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Celebrate Koko's Life ( Keep her Legacy Alive )

Posted On: July 4, 2018
Date Taken: July 04, 2018


Videographer: Ron Cohn, PhD

On July 4th, 2018, The Gorilla Foundation celebrated Koko's Life, on what would have been her 47th birthday. She passed away 2 weeks earlier, on June 19th, peacefully in her sleep. Koko will forever be remembered as the first gorilla who "spoke" with us (via sign language) but she won't be the last.
 
You see, "All gorillas are Kokos" and have thoughts, feelings and the ability to communicate with gestures, and The Gorilla Foundation is about to bring interspecies communication to the public, so that humans will finally take the actions needed to save them from extinction — and to continue our life-altering dialogue with other great apes.
 
Please contribute to "conservation through communication" by donating now.

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