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Apes, The (3/3)


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Grade Level: JrH-Adult
Producer: BBC
Closed Captioned: No
Running Time: 50 mins
Country of Origin: Great Britain
Study Guide: No

Copyright Date: 2000
Available in French: Yes

For the first time in her life, Dr. Charlotte Uhlenbroek met mountain gorillas in Rwanda as she went in search of apes, our closest natural relatives. She gets flattened by a boisterous 140-kilo young male in a playful show of strength. These are the same group that David Attenborough famously frolicked with more than 20 years ago. Human like behaviour revealed that great apes - gorillas, orangutans, chimpanzees and bonobos - have a great deal in common with humans.

Links: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/programmes/tv/cousins/

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