Born to Be Wild

Born to Be Wild

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A young female gorilla is captured in the mountains of Africa and flown to California, where behavioral researcher Margaret Heller begins teaching her sign language. Heller's moody teenage son, Rick, bonds with the primate, now nicknamed Katie. When cynical circus owner Gus claims Katie to replace the now-dead star of his centerpiece gorilla act, Rick runs away with the gorilla in an attempt to keep her out of Gus' abusive clutches.

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