merrywanderer:  incidentalpiratess:nowyoukno:greenvvhore:nowyoukno:Source for more facts follow NowYouKno   did koko never ask anything?  Koko, as well as the other Gorillas that were taught sign language, don’t ask the same types of questions. They seem to be incapable of understanding the concept of another being understanding something they don’t. Koko may ask someone to hand her something, but she won’t ask questions about an item because if she doesn’t understand it she will assume that…

merrywanderer: incidentalpiratess:nowyoukno:greenvvhore:nowyoukno:Source for more facts follow NowYouKno did koko never ask anything? Koko, as well as the other Gorillas that were taught sign language, don’t ask the same types of questions. They seem to be incapable of understanding the concept of another being understanding something they don’t. Koko may ask someone to hand her something, but she won’t ask questions about an item because if she doesn’t understand it she will assume that…

"After reading this story you will understand how motherhood and loss are universal. Washoe, an exceptionally smart chimpanzee who knew sign language, was not happy with her caretaker Kat, who hadn’t visited for some time. However, when Kat told her that .." *Click for more.

"After reading this story you will understand how motherhood and loss are universal. Washoe, an exceptionally smart chimpanzee who knew sign language, was not happy with her caretaker Kat, who hadn’t visited for some time. However, when Kat told her that .." *Click for more.

So beautiful. And amazing! And that last comment haha

We don’t speak the same language…

What Koko the Sign-Language-Speaking Gorilla Can Teach Us About Being Human - The Atlantic

What Gorillas Can Teach Us About Being Human

What Koko the Sign-Language-Speaking Gorilla Can Teach Us About Being Human - The Atlantic

did-you-kno: “Though often debated, many scientists believe that animals can dream. A gorilla who learned sign language once used the signs for “sleep” and “pictures” after waking, indicating that it...

did-you-kno: “Though often debated, many scientists believe that animals can dream. A gorilla who learned sign language once used the signs for “sleep” and “pictures” after waking, indicating that it...

Koko - Hanabiko 花火子 literally "fireworks child" with her caregiver Francine "Penny" Patterson, an American animal psychologist, teached the western lowland gorilla modified form of American Sign Language. Koko has mastered the "Gorilla Sign Language" (GSL) and understands approximately 2,000 words of spoken English, in addition to the signs

Koko - Hanabiko 花火子 literally "fireworks child" with her caregiver Francine "Penny" Patterson, an American animal psychologist, teached the western lowland gorilla modified form of American Sign Language. Koko has mastered the "Gorilla Sign Language" (GSL) and understands approximately 2,000 words of spoken English, in addition to the signs

Mister Rogers and Koko... she watched him everyday and the first thing she did when she met was take off his shoes like he did for the show.

The Untold Story Of Mr. Rogers And Koko The Gorilla

Mister Rogers and Koko... she watched him everyday and the first thing she did when she met was take off his shoes like he did for the show.

Sometimes animals can be more civilized than people<<< because some animals are more clever than humans give them credit for and that needs to be realized instead of suppressed

Sometimes animals can be more civilized than people<<< because some animals are more clever than humans give them credit for and that needs to be realized instead of suppressed

Koko signs "Love"---If you have never heard of or seen Koko in action.....take a minute to check her out......she can use and understand over 1,000 words and is truly a remarkable  living being and she is a great kitty mom. Makes you think about what you say to animals and what they are capable of understanding and learning!

Koko signs "Love"---If you have never heard of or seen Koko in action.....take a minute to check her out......she can use and understand over 1,000 words and is truly a remarkable living being and she is a great kitty mom. Makes you think about what you say to animals and what they are capable of understanding and learning!

Never Underestimate The Intelligence Of Animals

Never Underestimate The Intelligence Of Animals

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