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'Peter Pan' Apes Never Seem to Learn Selfishness

February 1, 2010

a juvenile bonobo Sharing is a behavior on which day care workers and kindergarten teachers tend to offer young humans a lot of coaching. But for our ape cousins the bonobos, sharing just comes naturally. Full Story

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