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08.27.2019 | Peaceable Bonobos, Violent Chimpanzees, and The Evolution of Human Behavior | Free

August 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Categories: Lecture


Free and OPEN to ALL. Junior Academy members and middle and high school students are welcome and encouraged to attend. Reservations not required. Parking is free in the Zoo North lot or on the street in Forest Park.

Featured Speaker: Richard Wrangham, Ph.D., Ruth B. Moore Professor of Biological Anthropology, Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University; founder and Senior Researcher, the Kibale Chimpanzee Project; author, The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship Between Virtue and Violence in Human Evolution

Dr. Wrangham, a primate behavioral ecologist, has studied wild chimpanzees in Kibale National Park, Uganda, since 1987. He is the recipient of a 1987 MacArthur Foundation fellowship and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the British Academy.

– Lecture and Book Signing of The Goodness Paradox

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