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WATCH: Flea from Red Hot Chili Peppers teaches a gorilla how to play bass

Laura  Barnes
WATCH: Flea from Red Hot Chili Peppers teaches a gorilla how to play bass

Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea has befriended a gorilla called Koko and taught her how to strum a bass guitar, yes, really.

Michael Balzary A.K.A Flea visited Koko, who is probably best know for mastering the art of sign language, at her home in California’s Gorilla Foundation.

He posted a video on Instagram of Koko getting to grips with a bass guitar.

She strummed a few strings and even adjusted the dials.
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“She’s got the fingers and everything, she gets it,” said Flea. “This is just the greatest thing that could ever happen. This is the day that I will never forget in my life.”

Flea was visiting Koko to raise awareness of support for endagered gorillas. You can find out more at koko.org.

Check out the video, posted by Metro, below:

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