Study break of the day: Koko the Gorilla

So most of us have been feeling pretty depressed during finals lately. But we’re not the only ones who get sad. Check out these fascinating videos of Koko, a signing gorilla, reacting to various sad events in her life.

Here is Koko reacting to a sad part of her favorite movie, Tea with Mussolini, in which a small boy has to leave all of his relatives:

We’ve all been there, Koko.

Or how Koko reacts to the death of her favorite kitten:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQCOHUXmEZg

We know, we know, it’s sad Koko: we’ve all been there. Now if only I can pass all my finals and write this paper on time, maybe I’ll manage to hold it together for the next 24 hours…

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