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Can gorillas and dolphins communicate?

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  • Ian Pitchford
    CNN.COM Can gorillas and dolphins communicate? October 2, 2000 Web posted at: 2:47 PM EDT (1847 GMT) Wailuku, Hawaii (AP) -- Animal researchers want to see if
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      Can gorillas and dolphins communicate?

      October 2, 2000
      Web posted at: 2:47 PM EDT (1847 GMT)

      Wailuku, Hawaii (AP) -- Animal researchers want to see if the gorillas will
      talk to the dolphins and vice-versa.

      The Dolphin Institute of Hawaii and the Gorilla Foundation of California are
      planning to move to Maui to continue interspecies communication research.

      Separately, the experts have used sign language to communicate with Koko the
      gorilla and four Atlantic bottle-nosed dolphins. But so far, it's only been
      human-to-dolphin and human-to-gorilla.

      Since they have such different environments, it is doubtful communication will
      take place face-to-face. What researchers hope to do is use video links

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