Koko the Talking Gorilla

Facts about Koko

Koko is a silver back. Born in 1971. She is a lowland gorilla. She does sign language and understands English she new those things when she was one year old. She new more than 1000 words in sign language and about 2000 in English for understanding."Project Koko has proved the stereotyped image of gorillas is blood-thirsty, destructive monsters unequivocally is false.""Koko has a tested IQ of between 70 and 95 on a human scale, where 100 is considered "normal."Studying a gorilla's behavior and how it thinks will bring it to the gorilla understanding more of their species for their physical needs.


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