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Koko – The Talking Gorilla

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Koko – The Talking Gorilla

Meet Koko, a western lowland gorilla who has been taught sign language. She's making us question what we think we know about animal intelligence. Join in the conversation on social media with #TalkingGorilla.

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There’s an astronaut in a gorilla suit floating around the ISS

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There’s an astronaut in a gorilla suit floating around the ISS

Getting cargo to the International Space Station is expensive and difficult — that's a huge part of why there's been so much buzz over commercial space flight operations like SpaceX. So if I were an astronaut living on board the ISS, I'd like to think I would pick my personal possessions very carefully, because I imagine the habitat is cramped and it might be a long time before I could get anything sent up again. Maybe that's just not how astronauts roll, though, because here's a video of (presumably) NASA's Scott Kelly floating around the ISS in a gigantic gorilla...

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