Kanzi the Ape Who Has Conversations with Humans

Aired on 10/04/2010 | CC
In 2010, Oprah Show correspondent Lisa Ling met Kanzi, a bonobo who had learned to communicate using a keyboard with symbols called lexigrams. Dr. Sue Savage-Rumbaugh, a primatologist, told Lisa that there were 450 words on Kanzi's keyboard that he could understand, but she guessed that the ape actually knew several thousand words. Plus, Lisa also met Kanzi's adorable 3-month-old baby, Teco.