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Humans, Chimps, and Culture (Clip)
Date: August 21, 2008
Running Time: 00:01:35

Evolutionary geneticist Svante Pääbo explains that culture—long thought to be an exclusively human characteristic—is evident among other primates as well.
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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