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Why humans may share more with chimps than we thought

Clip: 04/25/2019 | 6m 47s Video has closed captioning.

What can humans learn about ourselves from studying chimpanzees? Primatologist Frans de Waal has spent almost three decades studying the behavior and intelligence of chimpanzees. Now, he’s focused on their emotional lives--and he’s found primates and people aren’t so different in how they react to circumstances and each other. Jeffrey Brown talks to de Waal about the implications of his findings.

Aired: 04/25/19

Rating: NR

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