On page 3 "Patient is a useful way to be when you’re an ape. Gorillas are as patient as stones. Humans, not so much. On page21" Not long ago, a little boy stood before my glass, tears streaming down his smooth red cheeks. “He must be the loneliest gorilla in the world,” he said, clutching his mother’s hand. It’s not so bad, I wanted to tell the little boy. With enough time, you can get used to almost anything. This tells us that Ivan is patient and thinks humans are not. Ivan has to be patient because humans give Ivan his daily needs so for example if they give him his food late he has to be patient.