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How Will Harambe's Death Affect The Other Cincinnati Zoo Gorillas? See What An Expert Has To Say!

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Gorillas are remarkably similar to humans, which means they cope with loss the same way we do.

This rings especially true for the remaining gorillas living at the Cincinnati Zoo, who experts say will need emotional support in the wake of the death of 17-year-old silverback gorilla Harambe on Saturday.

Dr. Penny Patterson — co-founder of The Gorilla Foundation — says the great apes could face a "classic sort of human depression" following the tragic loss.

Related: Wrong Mom Attacked On Facebook Over Harambe's Death

The animal psychologist began her studies in 1972 with a 1-year-old western lowland gorilla Koko, who used sign language to express her grief after suffering multiple losses over the years.

Patterson remembered:

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Prince Harry Talks Smashing Stigma Around Mental Illness — And Gets Called 'Prince Charming' By Michelle Obama At His Invictus Games!

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Prince Harry? More like "Prince Charming"… according to Michelle Obama, that is!

The royal and First Lady helped kick off the second Invictus Games on Sunday night, where wounded, injured, or sick armed services personnel competed in the multi-sport event at Walt Disney World's ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida!

Before the event commenced, Harry spoke out on the injured men and women who would be competing in the games, also taking the time to highlight those who were struggling with mental health issues.

Related: Harry Opens Up About Trying To Make Princess Diana Proud

He said:

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Kid Cudi Reveals He Thinks About 'Blowin My Brains Out' & Opens Up About Battling Depression & Drug Dependency

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See what Kid Cudi had to say about the serious subject.

Kid Cudi is getting real about his mental health.

Over the weekend, the 32-year-old took to Twitter to discuss his ongoing battle with depression. The artist shared his story on social media, opening up about his serious struggle.

Related: Ruby Rose Opens Up About Her Depression

In a string of tweets, the hitmaker went online to discuss how he feels alone in the music industry.

Take a look at his NSFW confessions (below):

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Catelynn Lowell Debuts New Tattoo Honoring Mental Health Issues — Get The Full Meaning HERE!

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Catelynn Lowell Baltierra is doing everything she can to be healthy!

Following Cate's exit from an Arizona based treatment center for depression, the momma showed off some new and emotionally poignant ink. Let's just say the tat is truly inspiring for Baltierra and EVERYONE who is going through a rough time!

Related: Catelynn Sticks By Her Man… AGAIN!

In the snap, CB debuts the phrase "My story isn't over yet", on her left arm. The end of the powerful sentence features a semicolon, a nod to Project Semicolon.

For those who don't know, Project Semicolon is a non-profit organization designed to help those who "struggle with depression, self-injury, mental illness and suicide". Unsurprisingly, the reality star is a BIG fan of the organization.

Check out Catelynn's tribute to the non-profit and her journey (below)!

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