- Mari was born October 24, 1981 at the Yerkes primate research facility in Atlanta.
- At age five, she was sent to the Language Research Center at Georgia State University where she participated for 15 years in a language and cognition study.
- Mari has no arms, having lost them in an accident as an infant.
ADOPT AN APE
It costs $22,000 a year to care for one of our apes. By symbolically adopting the ape of your choice for a one-time donation of $300 OR just $25 a month for one year, you are helping ensure the health, safety, and well-being of your orangutan or chimpanzee.
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