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NOVA - Season 35 Episode 12 : Ape Genius (2021)
 
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At a research site in Fongoli, Senegal, a female chimpanzee breaks off a branch, chews the end to make it sharp, and then uses this rudimentary spear to skewer a tasty bush baby hiding inside a hollow tree. It’s an astonishing breakthrough for primate researchers—the first time anyone has documented a chimpanzee wielding a carefully prepared, preplanned weapon. But it's only the latest in a slew of extraordinary new findings about ape behavior. The more researchers learn about the great apes—chimpanzees, bonobos, gorillas, and orangutans—the more evidence they find of creative intelligence. What, then, is the essential difference between them and us? "Ape Genius," a NOVA-National Geographic special, explores that provocative question and examines research that is illuminating the ape mind. Bit by bit, investigators are finding an explanation for why the non-human great apes never made the breakthrough into a human-style culture that builds on the achievements of previous generations.
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TV Network:PBS
Release Date:Jan 01, 1970
Last Air Date:Apr 21, 2021
Number of Seasons:48
Number of Episodes:911
Genres:Documentary
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Season: 35
911 Episodes from Mar 03, 1974 until Apr 21, 2021
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Season 0
1999-07-13
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1974-03-03
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1974-11-03
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1976-01-04
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1977-01-05
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1978-01-04
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1979-01-04
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1980-01-15
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1981-01-06
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1982-01-10
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1983-01-18
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1984-01-17
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1985-01-15
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1986-01-21
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1987-01-20
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1988-01-19
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1989-01-17
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1990-01-09
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1991-01-08
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1992-01-14
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1993-01-05
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1994-01-18
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1995-01-09
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1995-10-10
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1996-10-01
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1997-10-07
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1998-10-06
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1999-10-05
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2000-10-24
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2001-10-02
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2002-09-03
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2003-09-30
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2004-09-28
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2005-09-20
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2006-09-05
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2007-10-09
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2008-10-07
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2009-10-06
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2010-10-19
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2011-09-07
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2012-10-10
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2013-09-11
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2014-09-10
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2015-09-16
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2016-09-07
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2018-01-10
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2019-01-02
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2020-02-05
Season 48
2021-01-14