There is no better way to learn about a communicating gorilla than watching a video. Words and photos cannot describe how profound it is to communicate with another species so much like our own.


A Conversation with Koko (NATURE 1999)

NATURE documentary on the use of language by Koko - This award-winning PBS film overviews three decades of pioneering research in interspecies communication.

It culminates with the race to establish the new Maui Ape Preserve, and help Koko raise and mentor a baby. Narrated by Martin Sheen. (1 hour)  Preview

Price:  $19.95 



Koko's Kitten (DVD)

Based on the book and true story of Koko and her kitten, "All-Ball"; this video short (15 minutes) re-enacts Koko's experience bonding with, and then losing a small tailless kitten, and her love and loss of her first kitten, All-Ball.  

Starring Koko and Dr. Penny Patterson, Koko's surrogate mom and teacher. Preview

Price:  $14.95 




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The Gorilla Foundation / Koko.org
1733 Woodside Rd., Suite 330
Redwood City, CA, 94061
1-800-ME-GO-APE (634-6273)

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