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Like Humans, Chimps Learn Behavior From One Another

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Like Humans, Chimps Learn Behavior From One Another

Short | 03:21

Chimps have a range of personalities and the facial expressions to reflect them. But perhaps the thing they most have in common with us is the ability to learn from each other.

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From the island of Madagascar to the mountains of Ethiopia, primates have conquered every corner of Africa, successfully adapting to specific environments and evolving over tens and millions of years. Follow biologist Patrick Aryee across the continent on his face-to-face encounters with lemurs, baboons, chimpanzees, and a gigantic ape of mythical proportions. His goal: to discover how they became acrobats and masterminds in order to survive and thrive in Africa's vast and varied landscapes.

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