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A Conversation With Koko

Resources

Web Sites

Koko.org -- The Gorilla Foundation
http://www.koko.org/
Articles, photos, and information from Koko's headquarters in California.

African Primates at Home
http://www.indiana.edu/~primate/primates.html
Photos and recordings of ape calls from researcher M.K. Holder.

Bushmeat Project
http://bushmeat.net
Great apes are being hunted to extinction for their meat in Africa. Learn more about this crisis and find out what you can do to help.

American Sign Language Browser
http://commtechlab.msu.edu/sites/aslweb/
An ASL dictionary that lets you see the words being signed in QuickTime video, from Michigan State University.

Books

Fossey, D. GORILLAS IN THE MIST. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1983.

Maple, T. L. GORILLA BEHAVIOR. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., 1982.

Montgomery, Sy. WALKING WITH THE GREAT APES: JANE GOODALL, DIAN FOSSEY, BIRUTE GALDIKAS. New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1992.

Patterson, Francine, and Eugene Linden. THE EDUCATION OF KOKO. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1981.

Patterson, Francine. KOKO-LOVE!: CONVERSATIONS WITH A SIGNING GORILLA. New York: Dutton Books, 1999.

Patterson, Francine. KOKO'S KITTEN. New York: Scholastic Inc., 1987.

Patterson, Francine. KOKO'S STORY. New York: Scholastic Inc., 1986.

Stewart, David. AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE THE EASY WAY. New York: Barrons Educational Series, 1998.


You can find more gorilla resources on the Gorilla Foundation Web site's bibliography page.



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