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A Show About Animals
A Show About Animals

Many of us dream about talking to other animals - but what if we already can? A deep dive into Koko the... more

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A Trip to the Zoo

We hit the road to meet Ndume, the last living gorilla who had been part of The Gorilla Foundation. But... more

12 Jan 2022 · 30 minutes
I Just Knew I Was a Chimp

So... can we talk to animals? We look back at what we can learn from the ape language research experiments,... more

22 Dec 2021 · 29 minutes
"Man Is Stupid"

Koko addresses the world at the Paris Climate Conference - and she is not impressed with humankind. And when she... more

15 Dec 2021 · 25 minutes

Penny Patterson focuses on Koko’s future, including trying to find her a mate. But former foundation staffers say behind the... more

08 Dec 2021 · 32 minutes
"A Witch Hunt"

The claws come out at a major science conference in New York, throwing into question the field of animal language... more

01 Dec 2021 · 31 minutes
Nim Chimpsky from the Bronx

Nim the chimp moves uptown into a picturesque mansion in the Bronx. But the experiment only gets harder to manage.... more

24 Nov 2021 · 32 minutes
Uptown Chimp

A rival ape language experiment takes shape. Herbert Terrace, a psychology professor at Columbia University, moves a chimp into a... more

17 Nov 2021 · 31 minutes
A Gorilla Who Lied

Koko is learning signs at lightning speed, and Penny’s getting all kinds of attention for her work. But defining language... more

10 Nov 2021 · 34 minutes
A Talking Gorilla

It’s the early 1970s, and grad student Penny Patterson sets out to investigate a big question: is language a uniquely... more

03 Nov 2021 · 39 minutes
Project Koko

In 1972 a Stanford graduate student named Penny Patterson meets a young gorilla named Koko at the San Francisco Zoo,... more

20 Oct 2021 · 3 minutes
A Show About Animals
A Trip to the Zoo
A Show About Animals