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Koko the Gorilla picks competition winner

SH Line Producer | 15:39 UK time, Wednesday, 28 October 2009

Sometimes we just read about stories that are so odd we have to pass them on to our readers. Koko the signing gorilla is one of them.

kokogorilla.jpgShe recently held a competition to find the best pumpkin carving, in conjunction with the upcoming Hallowe'en celebrations.

After much deliberation, cogitation and agitation, she settled on a winner by blowing in its ear, as you do.

Koko is one of the world's most renowned gorillas - reared from birth, she learned her first sign within two weeks, and after 25 years can now use 1,000 different signs in American Sign Language.

Look at the pictures on the link below for more American Sign Language Gorilla Goodness:



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