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Ndume"s "Look"

Ndume

Posted On: March 12, 2010
Date Taken: June 12, 2005


Photographer: Ron Cohn

Ndume is obviously one determined gorilla. His annoyed facial expression typically means that Ndume is finished with his photo session, thank you very much.

Gorillas use lots of natural gestures - facial as well as hand, arm and body movements - to express themselves; American Sign Language just gives them a more effective way to communicate with humans (and let us know what they want or need).

Ndume

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