Posts tagged "Koko"

Koko the Gorilla Mourns Robin Williams

Koko the Gorilla Mourns Robin Williams
Robin Williams will always be remember for his comic brilliance. He was known to be a personally empathetic person. You can see it in many of  his roles, and with his interactions with Koko the noted lowland gorilla who communicates with sign language. In 2001, Williams met Koko for the first time. The Gorilla Foundation posted video... Read more »

Cat "Barbering" Himself, Losing His Mind: Reader Question

Cat "Barbering" Himself, Losing His Mind: Reader Question
Q: Koko is wonderfully affectionate cat and is in good health, except that in the past year he began to chew the fur off his tail and lower hips. The veterinarian said Koko is “barbering” himself. I changed his diet to a higher-protein food. Koko has access to our garden and lots of fresh water.... Read more »

Unlikely Friendships: Animal Odd Couples

Unlikely Friendships: Animal Odd Couples
By Steve Dale If these guys can do it, so can Democrats and Republications…”Unlikely Friendships: 47 Remarkable Stories from the Animal Kingdom,” a new book by Jennifer Holland (Workman Publishing, New York, NY; $13.95), offers stories of improbable and mysterious friendships. Take the dwarf hamster and the rat snake. They first met at a Japanese... Read more »
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