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14) All primates need to learn how to be a successful member of a social group. Young animals spend a great deal of time learning social skills through play. This young chimpanzee invites a companion to play. Young chimpanzee extends arm in an invitation to play.

Notes: Young chimpanzee extends arm in an invitation to play.
Question: What is play? How can you tell when an animal is playing?
Photo © by: Frans de Waal

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