The Pet Tree House - Where Pets Are Family Too : Heartbreaking Tributes Pour in After Famous Gorilla who 'Captivated the World' Dies at 46 The Pet Tree House - Where Pets Are Family Too : Heartbreaking Tributes Pour in After Famous Gorilla who 'Captivated the World' Dies at 46

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Heartbreaking Tributes Pour in After Famous Gorilla who 'Captivated the World' Dies at 46

When a celebrity passes away, fans around the world take to social media to share their condolences and their favorite songs, movies, or events that the deceased was a part of. But what happens when a famous animal passes away? On Thursday, June 21, fans around the world are sharing their loyalty and despair over the “gorilla who captivated the world,” Koko.

Koko the ape was one of the most beloved animals in the world who captured the world’s attention years ago over her amazing connection with humans and other animals. The research center that has done a lot of work with the gorilla announced her death.

They said, “The Gorilla Foundation is sad to announce the passing of our beloved Koko.”

Koko was best known around the world for her ability to communicate through American sign language and for her love of kittens. In 1978, she was even featured on “National Geographic.”

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