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Primates and Payback (Clip)
Date: August 21, 2008
Running Time: 00:01:00

Primatologist Josep Call explains why it would be interesting to know whether primates can remember and repay favors.
In these videos, scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology present evidence from a variety of scientific disciplines that helps us understand human origins.

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