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Thursday, April 11, 2013
Guest Post from the President—Great Ape Economics?
With President and CEO Kevin Bell in Charleston for the AZA mid-year conference, he hands over his blog to Fisher Center Director Steve Ross, who offers an update on the zoo's latest work to understand--and protect--great apes.
Research Scientist Lydia Hopper, Ph.D., poses with the tokens and treats used in the Fisher Center’s latest studies of chimpanzee social learning and behavioral economics.
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