Gorilla Handed Box Of Kittens On Her Birthday, Her Gentle Response Is Captivating The World.

gorilla holds gray kitten

Koko the  gorilla has been making headlines for the better part of her impressive 44 years.  She’s inspired novels, films and countless documentaries, practically becoming a celebrity for her displays of intelligence and empathy. It’s estimated that Koko knows how to sign over 1,000 words and can understand 2,000 audibly… incredible right?

On her 44th birthday last July, Koko was introduced to a litter of kittens to help preserve her motherly instinct. In the fascinating, adorable video below Koko plays with the litter… and ends up adopting two of them!

Appropriately, they are named Ms. Black and Ms. Grey, and the interactions with their new mom are precious.

Koko, you’re the best!

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