Koko was reported to have a preoccupation with both male and female human nipples , with several people saying that Koko requested to see their nipples. When her trainer asked the meaning of the name, Koko answered, Lips lipstick. The lawsuits were settled out of court. So, partners… Take a look at your relationship with your female partner. The animals she chose, which she named "Lipstick" and "Smoky", were also Manxes. She achieved scores in the 70—90 range, which is comparable to a human infant that is slow but not intellectually impaired. Following Patterson's initial publications in , a series of critical evaluations of her reports of signing behavior in great apes argued that video evidence suggested that Koko was simply being prompted by her trainers' unconscious cues to display specific signs, in what is commonly called the Clever Hans effect. Even if you have no idea what to do with a screaming baby? If sex means another baby might follow, and if a woman is already beyond taxed with work, social obligations, and caring for another child, her libido will ramp down. For example, she said that nobody taught Koko the word for "ring", but to refer to it, Koko combined the words "finger" and "bracelet", hence "finger-bracelet". Our nails were a disappointment, but our teeth made up for it. Picking two, she named them Miss Black and Miss Grey. Eventually, Koko remained with Patterson, supported by The Gorilla Foundation , which Patterson founded to support gorilla research and conservation. The cover picture was an image of Koko taking her own picture in the mirror. And just about every mama wants a gorilla. No new studies are starting, and the chimpanzees and orangutans taught American sign language in the 70s are nearing the end of their lives.