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Did Koko the gorilla get a new kitten?
Last Updated: 28th March, 2020
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Hereof, what happened to Koko's kittens?
In 1984, Koko asked researchers if she could have a kitten for Christmas. They gave her a realistic-looking stuffed cat, and she was not impressed. She did, and she named the little orphan kitten All Ball. Tragically, All Ball wandered off the grounds after only a few months, and was hit by a car and killed.
Also Know, did Koko the gorilla ever get a baby? Born at the Cincinnati Zoo, Ndume was also brought to the sanctuary to be Koko's mating partner. Koko did get pregnant but had a miscarriage. The two remained close companions after that, according to Patterson. "I think that's one of Koko's deepest regrets is not having a baby," she told ABC News.
Besides, did Koko the gorilla rip apart a kitten?
Koko the gorilla once ripped a sink out of the wall and, when her keepers confronted her about it, she blamed her kitten, signing "cat did it." Here's another cute story. In 1985, Koko was allowed to pick out two new kittens from a litter to be her companions.
How did Koko the gorilla kitten dies?
Koko selected a gray male Manx and named him "All Ball". Penny Patterson, who had custody of Koko and who had organized The Gorilla Foundation, wrote that Koko cared for the kitten as if it were a baby gorilla. In December 1984, All Ball escaped from Koko's cage and was hit and killed by a car.