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Gaining the trust of a gorilla ...

Gaining the trust of a gorilla ...

Posted On: March 12, 2010
Date Taken: April 30, 2007


Photographer: Ron Cohn

Koko doesn"t let just anyone take a photo like this. She has to really trust and like the photographer enough to sit still and continue doing what she was doing, unperturbed by the camera. Here, Koko calmly sucks on a tamarind pod while Dr. Ron Cohn"s camera clicks away.

Gaining the trust of a gorilla ...

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