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Koko in the looking glass

Koko in the looking glass

Posted On: March 12, 2010
Date Taken: February 23, 2007


Photographer: Ron Cohn

Koko likes to look at herself in the mirror, and yes she occasionally finds it useful in spotting and removing bits of spinach (or other leafy vegetables) from between her teeth. She also flosses every night before bed, just to be sure. You see Koko, like us, is just another great ape, and with that comes the baggage of self-consciousness, vanity and the desire to stay healthy.

Koko in the looking glass

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