Incredible Photos Of Koko The Gorilla Mourning The Passing Of Robin Williams

Robin Williams met Koko in 2001 and they immediately became friends. Robin Williams touched not just the lives of people, but also some of our closest relatives in the animal kingdom.

Here is Robin Williams first meeting with Koko, the gorilla who communicates in sign language, at The Gorilla Foundation in Woodside, 2001 and they became friends.

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“Koko was quiet and looked very thoughtful,” a spokesperson for the Gorilla Foundation said in a press release emailed in response to an inquiry from BuzzFeed.                               

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“Koko became very somber, with her head bowed and her lip quivering.”
















There is no doubt whatsoever that Robin Williams did not only touched the lives of human but also made an impact in the ape kingdom.