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Date: 08/14/11 09:05 AM

49 Responses to Koko Reacts to Death of Pet Cat

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    kurush Male 18-29
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    August 14, 2011 at 8:26 am
    Link: Koko Reacts to Death of Pet Cat - Reaction from sign language speaking gorilla after her pet cat was killed. If this doesn`t move you, you have no soul.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    August 14, 2011 at 9:19 am

    I saw `Rise of the Planet of the Apes` and we should definately NOT be teaching them to talk.
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    wickedsngr Female 18-29
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    August 14, 2011 at 9:21 am
    I`ve seen this before, but it really is moving. Poor Koko. :(

    There are other neat videos with her meeting different celebrities too. Quite fascinating.
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    Isobel Female 18-29
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    August 14, 2011 at 9:25 am
    "we should definately NOT be teaching them to talk."
    Communication is a good way to avoid conflicts.
    Besides, they can already "talk", they just don`t talk like humans do.

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    shortsagitar Female 18-29
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    August 14, 2011 at 9:32 am
    This made me cry so hard in high school when we watched the documentary of Koko.
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    piperfawn Male 30-39
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    August 14, 2011 at 9:53 am
    Isobel yes , and i hope they also think different from humans, sometime i think we don`t have nothing good to teach to animals.
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    madduck Female 50-59
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    August 14, 2011 at 9:57 am
    We have no damn business using apes for experiments, this shows the degree of sentience they have, it is heart-breaking. Poor Koko.
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    madest Male 40-49
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    August 14, 2011 at 10:01 am
    Watched some related Koko videos and wow what a tragic life. Her(?) handlers keep showing her death, questioning it about death. What the hell? Stop it already! Keep the cat in the cage for crying out loud, give the gorilla a break already.
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    kawawakaba
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    August 14, 2011 at 10:12 am
    PENNY: Koko, do you like to talk to people?

    KOKO: "Fine nipple."

    One of the most moving phrases signed in ape language history.

    "Fine Nipple." -Koko
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    August 14, 2011 at 10:55 am

    madduck "We have no damn business using apes for experiments, this shows the degree of sentience they have, it is heart-breaking."
    madduck has shown her true colors!
    She is a PETA!

    ATTTTAAAAAACCCCCKKKKK!!!
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    Norris Male 18-29
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    August 14, 2011 at 11:10 am
    but Gerry, caring about animals and being a member of PETA are two vastly different things

    One of those is a normal human being
    The other is an Eco-terrorist :P
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    Buiadh Male 30-39
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    August 14, 2011 at 11:24 am
    :(
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    heartx3jess Female 18-29
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    August 14, 2011 at 11:30 am
    Well, I`m not bored anymore. Depressed, but not bored. :(
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    yoda141 Male 18-29
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    August 14, 2011 at 11:30 am
    The gorilla knows what death is. he/she? knows he/she will die too. That is amazing.
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    bdowner60 Male 40-49
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    August 14, 2011 at 11:32 am
    FAKE!!!!!
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    xCYBERDYNEx Male 18-29
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    August 14, 2011 at 11:39 am
    Poor koko
  17. Profile photo of NILE12
    NILE12 Male 18-29
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    August 14, 2011 at 11:52 am
    Lots of animals are like this...
  18. Profile photo of Beardofzeus
    Beardofzeus Male 30-39
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    August 14, 2011 at 12:01 pm
    @yoda141
    Next step: Gorilla Gods!
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    lizbian_2 Female 18-29
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    August 14, 2011 at 12:15 pm
    so sad...
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    kittehdee29 Female 18-29
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    August 14, 2011 at 12:23 pm
    How do so many people not know who Koko was?
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    Raokin Female 18-29
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    August 14, 2011 at 12:49 pm
    "The gorilla knows what death is."

    I don`t think this video proves that she really had a concept of what death means. All it shows is that she was sad to be separated from her cat.
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    madduck Female 50-59
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    August 14, 2011 at 12:51 pm
    mmmm- I am not a member of PETA,( Greenpeace though) but I most certainly support animal rights. I just would not blow someone up or release shed loads of animals into an unsuitable environment. Kokos story is sad, as is the story of Nim Chimpsky, the fate of many other apes used for unnecessay experoments is worse. As for rabbits and chickens....
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    MountainBord Female 18-29
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    August 14, 2011 at 1:06 pm
    AWww Koko ;(
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    Mr_Pedo_Bear Male 70 & Over
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    August 14, 2011 at 1:08 pm
    hmm all this chat about animal rights hath made me hungry I wonder what Gorilla`s taste like. I know Humans taste like pork wonder if it`s the same hmm...
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    domisgood Male 18-29
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    August 14, 2011 at 1:11 pm
    :( well that sucked
  26. Profile photo of madduck
    madduck Female 50-59
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    August 14, 2011 at 1:18 pm
    and Raokin- animals understand death very well, just watch how they deal with it. What is not clear is whether Koko understood that the cat was dead rather than just not coming back. I do not know about higher primates but most animals I know will register a death, spend an amount of time with the corpse and then they understand it is not going to be around and get on with things- in some case that is mourning deeply.
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    Klamz Male 18-29
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    August 14, 2011 at 1:23 pm
    Funny thing, the opposite happened to me the other day, my cat`s gorilla got hit by a car and it cried all night and signed very sad things.

    Odd.
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    weallshineon Male 18-29
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    August 14, 2011 at 1:48 pm
    Koko! That chimp`s all right! High-five!
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    Bremir Male 18-29
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    August 14, 2011 at 2:38 pm
    Didn`t move me at all.

    But, I am getting a little sick and tired of people claiming you have no soul just because you, apparently, don`t cry buckets of tears at every single thing these people got upset from.
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    Dover78 Male 18-29
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    August 14, 2011 at 2:40 pm
    I`ve never aww`d at a gorilla before. Poor guy.
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
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    August 14, 2011 at 2:44 pm
    odd.... but very so so!
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    kameo360fan Female 13-17
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    August 14, 2011 at 2:55 pm
    Aww..
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    Revolutioniz Male 18-29
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    August 14, 2011 at 3:04 pm
    @Bremir you gotta believe in a soul to claim that another doesn`t have one. imo though, it`s not that you dont have a "soul" it`s just that relatively everyone else are just a bunch of pussies.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    August 14, 2011 at 3:40 pm

    Revolutioniz - "you gotta believe in a soul to claim that another doesn`t have one."
    ... uh .. .. what ?

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    Keyh Male 18-29
    226 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 4:11 pm
    @Gerry - I believe it was a convoluted attempt at saying "Look at me, I`m an athiest!"
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    SweetAngel92 Female 18-29
    59 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 4:53 pm
    @Gerry i totally with you on this one. i saw that movie last week and omg this is where it starts. Then next thing we know, were ball licking slaves to apes.
  37. Profile photo of Jade_Phoenix
    Jade_Phoenix Female 18-29
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    August 14, 2011 at 5:10 pm
    Clicky-clicky!
  38. Profile photo of h0ax_d3m0n
    h0ax_d3m0n Male 18-29
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    August 14, 2011 at 5:23 pm
    existence, cruel joke.
  39. Profile photo of Chaosmaster
    Chaosmaster Male 30-39
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    August 14, 2011 at 9:40 pm
    And later privately Koko expressed her grief. . .
    By masturbating.
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    Fleaman1797 Male 18-29
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    August 15, 2011 at 2:48 am
    Oh god... /cry
  41. Profile photo of robosnitz
    robosnitz Male 40-49
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    August 15, 2011 at 4:06 am
    @ Chaosmaster- And flings feces and put bad ladys head through wall. AAAaaAaaaaRoooOOOoooo!!!!!!
  42. Profile photo of Gerry1of1
    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    August 15, 2011 at 7:08 am

    I scored this 4 because anything involving a dead cat is okay with me.
  43. Profile photo of pmarren
    pmarren Male 40-49
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    August 15, 2011 at 7:33 am
    Gerry1of1, I think I love you.

    Cats = Suck
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    McGovern1981 Male 30-39
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    August 15, 2011 at 10:49 am
    :-( Why don`t they find her another buddy??
  45. Profile photo of Hiromi
    Hiromi Female 18-29
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    August 15, 2011 at 1:46 pm
    Noooo. Oh god, that`s me when my cat dies..
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    Errand_boy Male 30-39
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    August 15, 2011 at 3:43 pm
    That was sad, sorry Koko.
    I still think all monkeys should be shot into space.

    Cats > Monkeys = Suck
  47. Profile photo of ihavenoidea
    ihavenoidea Male 18-29
    30 posts
    August 15, 2011 at 7:05 pm
    Not a monkey. How much hurr can you durr??
  48. Profile photo of Sigon
    Sigon Male 18-29
    129 posts
    August 16, 2011 at 7:15 pm
    huh...guess I have no soul...thats interesting...
  49. Profile photo of Edgarska19
    Edgarska19 Male 18-29
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    August 23, 2011 at 6:00 am
    at first i thought "so what, it`s just a drating cat", but the damn gorilla got to me.

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