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Primatologist Josep Call explains why it would be interesting to know whether primates can remember and repay favors. Psychologist Felix Warneken explains the importance of observing chimp behavior both in the wild and in controlled experimental environments. Primatologist Christophe Boesch demonstrates and discusses a hive raiding, an aspect of chimpanzee behavior. Musk oxen graze on a rock ledge outside the town of Kangerlussuaq, Greenland. (No audio attached). In this zany competition teachers have ten minutes to create a science activity from a special secret ingredient. This week: eye care products! Greenland, icebergs in the Disko Bay near Ilulissat; shot from the vessel Katak, under the midnight sun. Greenland, shots taken while flying in a helicopter from the Ilulissat Airport out over the Greenland ice sheet to the remote field camp of researcher Sarah Das. From a small rubber boat on a Greenlandic lake, climate researcher Billy D'Andrea introduces some of the equipment scientists use in limnological sampling. (Limnology is the study of freshwater systems, like lakes.) In this zany competition teachers have ten minutes to create a science activity from a special secret ingredient. This week: dental hygiene products! While hiking back from a research site near Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, Ice Stories correspondent Billy D'Andrea happened upon a Peregrine Falcon scrape. Two falcons, not too thrilled that he was passing by their cliff-side nest, began circling and screaming to chase him off. In this video, listen for the sound of Wheatears (songbirds) chirping and yipping in the foreground.