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Koko gets Mother

Posted On: March 12, 2010
Date Taken: May 16, 2006


Photographer: Penny Patterson

Because of our intent to keep Koko (and Ndume) happy and healthy while in captivity, the gorillas" food preparation is a serious business, and sometimes becomes a bit of an art form.

Here Koko begins to approach a "fruit basket" carved from a watermelon, and containing a beautiful selection of assorted fruit pieces and flower petals.

Give our compliments to the Produce Team - a group of dedicated volunteers led by Produce Coordinator Rebecca Marsh and "Gourmet Relief Cook" Susan Lutter. (This particular fruit creation was made by volunteer Arielle Johnson.)

Koko gets Mother

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