Robin Williams Mindfully Crossing the Species Barrier
Family, friends and fans aren't the only ones mourning Robin Williams.
Koko the gorilla, who communicates in sign language, spent time with the late actor in 2001 at the Gorilla Foundation in Northern California and was deeply saddened to hear the news of his death.
Koko's caretaker Dr. Patterson shared a tribute to Williams on Koko.org Tuesday along with a moving video of their meeting.
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"At the end of the day, Koko became very somber, with her head bowed and her lip quivering.ntinued in the pKokoPatterson explained she told Koko "we have lost a dear friend, Robin Williams."