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The Pain and Pleasure of Primates

Meet the Cookes: There’s mom and dad, and sisters Fern and Rosemary. They’re all from the same scientific sub-family, but Fern is a chimp, and one day she disappears. This hour we’ll talk to the author of a new novel about living with an ape, and then to two people with real-life experience protecting and researching our closest ancestors.