TITLE

Amazing Apes

PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 3;11/29/2004, Vol. 61 Issue 9, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on sibling apes Azy and Indah, which are being taught to communicate with humans in Iowa. INSET: Gorilla Talk.
ACCESSION #
15191958

 

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