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Koko the gorilla and her two adopted kittens

You probably known Koko already. She's famous for her ability to use a modified version of American Sign Language to communicate but now she's also known for something else.

Breakdancing Gorilla

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Koko wants to be a mother so much that she often picks up gorilla dolls and cradles them in her arms. She even pretends that the dolls can use sign language.

Breakdancing Gorilla

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As a treat for the gorilla's 44th birthday her handlers introduced her to some adorable kittens.

Breakdancing Gorilla

Photos: koko org

As a treat for the gorilla's 44th birthday her handlers introduced her to some adorable kittens.

Breakdancing Gorilla

Photos: koko org

Koko the gorilla's trainer Francine Patterson, who works for The Gorilla Foundation, captured it on video.

Breakdancing Gorilla

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These adorable and appealing cats really interacted well with their adopted mother.

Breakdancing Gorilla

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Koko met the kittens at the Foundation's California base. The Youtube footage posted by the Foundation shows that she really took her time before handling the little kittens.

Breakdancing Gorilla

Photos: koko org

Koko met the kittens at the Foundation's California base. The Youtube footage posted by the Foundation shows that she really took her time before handling the little kittens.

Breakdancing Gorilla

Photos: koko org

During their time together Koko signed that these are her babies.

Breakdancing Gorilla

Photos: koko org

Koko and the kittens are now a family. She's particularly found of the little grey one but she shows no favouritism.

Breakdancing Gorilla

Photos: koko org

Koko and the kittens are now a family. She's particularly found of the little grey one but she shows no favouritism.

Breakdancing Gorilla

Photos: koko org

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