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Chimpanzee Cultures

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PAPERBACK

$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674116634

Publication Date: 09/01/1996

Short

448 pages

41 halftones, 40 line illustrations

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Do chimpanzees have something akin to culture? Bringing together studies of behavioral variation within and among chimpanzees and bonobos—the sibling species of the genus Pan—this book provides the basis for answering this question. In Chimpanzee Cultures, the world’s leading authorities on chimpanzees and bonobos chronicle the animals’ behaviors from one study site to the next, in both captive and wild groups, in laboratory and field settings.

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