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6618NEW CHIMPANZEES, THENEW CHIMPANZEES, THE1995color55 minvhs A mother mourns her dying child, a hunting party enjoys a riotous meat-eating feast, an outsider gains acceptance through sex. The images and insights of chimpanzees in the wild show an unprecedented variety and intimacy. From the dense, green tropical Tai Forest of Coite d'Ivoire to the steep slopes of Tanzania new scientific studies reveal startling insights: the chimpanzees apparent understanding that certain plants may cure illness, the brutal practices of territorial warfare and coordinated hunting, even displays of loneliness and rapture. Presents crucial new understanding of their intricate social hierachies and unique cultures. (Donated by the Department of Anthropology)