The Gorilla Who Captured the World

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This WORLD GORILLA DAY how one gorilla debunked a long-held myth about her species and changed what we know about gorillas forever.

Gorillas were once thought to be mindless, aggressive beasts; inspiring the creation of monsters like King Kong. But all that changed with one gorilla — Koko — who showed her species capable of reason, language, grief and love. This WORLD GORILLA DAY, we are celebrating her contributions to our understanding of these remarkable RAINFOREST creatures.

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