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What do bonobos (Pan paniscus) understand about physical contact? / Helme, Anne E.; Call, Josep; Clayton, Nicola S.; Emery, Nathan J.

In: Journal of Comparative Psychology, Vol. 120, No. 3, 08.2006, p. 294-302.

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Helme, AE, Call, J, Clayton, NS & Emery, NJ 2006, 'What do bonobos (Pan paniscus) understand about physical contact?', Journal of Comparative Psychology, vol. 120, no. 3, pp. 294-302. https://doi.org/10.1037/0735-7036.120.3.294

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Helme, A. E., Call, J., Clayton, N. S., & Emery, N. J. (2006). What do bonobos (Pan paniscus) understand about physical contact? Journal of Comparative Psychology, 120(3), 294-302. https://doi.org/10.1037/0735-7036.120.3.294

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Helme AE, Call J, Clayton NS, Emery NJ. What do bonobos (Pan paniscus) understand about physical contact? Journal of Comparative Psychology. 2006 Aug;120(3):294-302. https://doi.org/10.1037/0735-7036.120.3.294

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Helme, Anne E. ; Call, Josep ; Clayton, Nicola S. ; Emery, Nathan J. / What do bonobos (Pan paniscus) understand about physical contact?. In: Journal of Comparative Psychology. 2006 ; Vol. 120, No. 3. pp. 294-302.

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