Reunited gorilla brothers celebrate like frat boys8/16/2012
Here’s the touching moment when a pair of gorilla brothers were reunited after three years apart. Kesho and Alf’s gestures are the most convincing evidence of the 98-percent DNA that they share with homo sapiens. The two were separated when Kesho was shipped to London to participate in a breeding program – so he’s surely got lots of juicy gossip to share with his bro. Zookeepers at the U.K.’s Longleat Safari Park expected aggressive behavior, assuming they wouldn’t recognize each other, but they couldn’t have been more wrong. Click through the gallery above to see the silverbacks celebrate with handshakes, frat boy shoulder claps and the signature move of turning their backs to one another to demonstrate trust. [Source]
What human behaviors have you seen in animals?