Koko was an advocate for nature and animals
Today’s Video of the Day from the Public Broadcasting System (PBS) is a tribute to Koko, who became a sort of ambassador for gorillas by showing the world her remarkable capacity for emotions – particularly when she cared for kittens.
According to The Gorilla Foundation, Koko died in her sleep on Tuesday at age 46. From a very early age, Koko was taught sign language by animal psychologist Dr. Penny Patterson and used over 1,000 signs to share her feelings.
Video Credit: Public Broadcasting System (PBS)