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KOKO — THE GORILLA WHO TALKS

Wednesday, August 3, 2016, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET

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Learn how a talking gorilla continues to redraw the line between people and animals.

  • Airdate(s): 8/3/2016 - 8:00 - 9:00 PM
  • Original Broadcast: 8/3/2016
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Program Description

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In 1971, Penny Patterson began teaching sign language to a gorilla named Koko, unaware that this relationship would define both their lives. More than 40 years later, the now-famous Koko continues to redraw the line between people and animals.

Press Materials

  • PBS Revisits the Unique Life of the World’s Most Famous Gorilla in KOKO − THE GORILLA WHO TALKS

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