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Humankind’s Closest Relative Gorilla ‘Koko’ on a Verge of Speaking: Researchers

According to a new research conducted by Marcus Perlman and Nathaniel Clark, a gorilla named Koko exhibit vocal and breathing behavior that apes were not supposed to be able to achieve. Koko, a 43 year old gorilla involved with human interaction since the age of 6-months, helps researchers who are studying the evolution of language and speech. To understand the ...

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