Most people have heard of Koko, the Stanford-educated gorilla who could speak about 1000 words in American Sign Language, and understand about 2000 in English. What most people don’t know, however, is that Koko was an avid Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood fan. As Esquire reported, when Fred Rogers took a trip out to meet Koko for his show, not only did she immediately wrap her arms around him and embrace him, she did what she’d always seen him do onscreen: she proceeded to take his shoes off!
They're cute, they're cuddly, and now it's been revealed they're helping to reduce the effects of global warming. The ever-adorable species that is the sea otter heroically saves the world by dining on sea urchins, which love to feast on vital kelp beds.