Koko the gorilla uses sign language while playing with kittens — video I heard about Koko nine years ago and became fascinated. In the US, chimpanzees are still kept in laboratories for research, and lawyers are fighting court cases to grant these, and other apes, the status of legal person so they can be released into near-natural conditions. But enthusiasm for teaching apes sign language has waned. No new studies are starting, and the chimpanzees and orangutans taught American sign language in the 70s are nearing the end of their lives. Knowing Koko might not live much longer, it became my mission to make a film about her life.
QUEEN of the swingers: Female gorilla sex witnessed for first time by primate experts
Gorilla throws block of wood at pregnant woman’s head in New Orleans zoo | The Independent
Two separate groups were studied and out 22 females, 18 were found to engage in sexual activity with other females, including engaging in genital rubbing. The reason for the behaviour seems to have no other function than sexual arousal, believe academics. Dr Grueter has been working with the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund and it was while on an month field trip that he began studying what was behind the female homosexual activity. His new research paper — titled Homosexual behavior in female mountain gorillas: reflection of dominance, affiliation, reconciliation or arousal? Speaking today to the Australian media, he explained how during a break in a miserable period of rainy weather he watched female gorillas attempting to court a male who was paying no interest.
Koko the rhyming gorilla and the woman trying to get her pregnant
Share on Reddit reddit A brooding expression, rippling muscles, a lingering gaze Shabani may be a little hairier than your average pin-up - and at kgs, he's certainly a little heavier - but none of that has deterred humans of the fairer sex from flocking to admire the 'hunky' and 'handsome' gorilla. His zoo has been flooded with young female visitors desperate for a glimpse of the 'buff' primate.
Twice is coincidence. Nevertheless, the core contention about the need for three examples to establish a pattern remains applicable. Tonight, after a season-long dry spell, Masters of Sex well and truly got its freak on, with three separate examples of the erotically off-kilter encounters that used to be its greatest attraction.