Koko enjoys an outdoor treat, at tree level.

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Photographer: Ron Cohn

Source: Gary Stanley

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Koko, who”s high atop her platform in the outside yard, hold a plastic bag with some food treats inside. Just the slightest nuance in the color or shape of food containers or an interesting challenge in the way food is accessed can be an enjoyable form of enrichment for gorillas.

See this month”s Penny”s Team Journal for a few perspectives on what it”s like to be a gorilla caregiver.