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Koko - The Gorilla Who Talks

The unique story of a life-long relationship between a scientist and Koko the gorilla.

About Koko - The Gorilla Who Talks

In 1971, Penny Patterson, a graduate student at Stanford University, met Koko, a new-born gorilla in San Francisco Zoo. Penny had grown up wanting to communicate with animals and decided to teach Koko sign language in the hope of finally crossing the boundary between animals and humans.

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