Re: Gorilla sign language

Philip King (
Thu, 22 Dec 1994 17:51:02 GMT

In article <>, (Skiman) wrote:

> In article <> (Philip King) writes:
> >Don't know that this is the right place to ask this but here goes...
> >
> >I read some time ago about a research project conducted by Dr. Francine
> >Patterson on language ability in gorillas. She taught American Sign
> >Language to at least two Gorillas, Koko and Michael. I would be interested
> I thought Koko taught Michael.

Yes you're right. Do you have any more up-to-date info? I imagine there
must be some more published material by now, perhaps even on the Net. I no
longer have any refernce on the project and don't know which Uni the work
was done.
Thanx for the reply and sorry for the delay getting back on the topic.