Great Ape Nest-Building

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FRUTH, Barbara, 2017. Great Ape Nest-Building. In: FUENTES, Agustín, ed.. The International Encyclopedia of Primatolog. Chichester:Wiley Blackwel, pp. 1-3. ISBN 978-0-470-67337-9. Available under: doi: 10.1002/9781119179313.wbprim0294

@incollection{Fruth2017Great-57030, title={Great Ape Nest-Building}, year={2017}, doi={10.1002/9781119179313.wbprim0294}, isbn={978-0-470-67337-9}, address={Chichester}, publisher={Wiley Blackwel}, booktitle={The International Encyclopedia of Primatolog}, pages={1--3}, editor={Fuentes, Agustín}, author={Fruth, Barbara} }

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