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June 21, 2018 - NPR

Koko The Gorilla Dies; Redrew The Lines Of Animal-Human Communication

Koko The Gorilla Dies; Redrew The Lines Of Animal-Human Communication
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"The Gorilla Foundation is sad to announce the passing of our beloved Koko," the research center says, informing the world about the death of a gorilla who fascinated and elated millions of people with her facility for language.

VA: Reports state that Koko understood approximately 2,000 words of spoken English and over 100 words in sign language

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