Colo the Gorilla turns 60

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Colo, a western lowland gorilla, rests in her enclosure at the Columbus Zoo, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo)

Colo, a western lowland gorilla, rests in her enclosure at the Columbus Zoo, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo)

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Colo, the oldest living gorilla in captivity, sits inside of her enclosure during her 60th birthday party at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. (AP Photo)

Colo, the oldest living gorilla in captivity, sits inside of her enclosure during her 60th birthday party at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. (AP Photo)

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Colo, eats a cake inside her enclosure. Colo was the first gorilla in the world born in a zoo and has surpassed the usual life expectancy of captive gorillas by two decades (AP Photo)

Colo, eats a cake inside her enclosure. Colo was the first gorilla in the world born in a zoo and has surpassed the usual life expectancy of captive gorillas by two decades (AP Photo)

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Michele Frymen, from left, Christy Anderson and Jacob Anderson, all from Columbus, hold up a birthday cake and wave as they get their picture taken during some festivities in the food court as part of the 60th birthday celebration for Colo. (AP Photo)

Michele Frymen, from left, Christy Anderson and Jacob Anderson, all from Columbus, hold up a birthday cake and wave as they get their picture taken during some festivities in the food court as part of the 60th birthday celebration for Colo. (AP Photo)

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Stella Luken, 5 of Dublin, Ohio, wears a birthday hat and a pair of birthday sun glasses as she waits in line to see Colo. (AP Photo)

Stella Luken, 5 of Dublin, Ohio, wears a birthday hat and a pair of birthday sun glasses as she waits in line to see Colo. (AP Photo)

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Colo, opens a present in her enclosure. (AP Photo)

Colo, opens a present in her enclosure. (AP Photo)

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A young boy wearing a birthday hat looks through the glass at Colo. (AP Photo)

A young boy wearing a birthday hat looks through the glass at Colo. (AP Photo)

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Decorations, cakes and presents await Colo. (AP Photo)

Decorations, cakes and presents await Colo. (AP Photo)

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A variety of cakes sit on the floor inside the enclosure of Colo. (AP Photo)

A variety of cakes sit on the floor inside the enclosure of Colo. (AP Photo)

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