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Koko"s interested in her environment

Koko

Posted On: March 12, 2010
Date Taken: April 04, 2007


Photographer: Ron Cohn

Like any captive-and captivating-gorilla, Koko is interested in her environment. However, since Koko happens to have learned a human language, she can use language to get some of this information. As Koko gets older, she seems to be increasingly interested in improving her reading and writing skills - in addition to her already impressive skills of using American Sign Language and understanding spoken English.

We"ll be sharing more of her communication activities with you in "video" mode, via the upcoming "KokoFlix" section of Koko.org. Stay tuned (visit our home page often) . . .

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