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Mystery Monkeys of Shangri-La

Mystery Monkeys of Shangri-La

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Investigate a unique monkey society formed in response to the hardships of the Himalayas.

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See how living in huge colonies of their own kind is a secure and rewarding housing arrangement.

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Animal Homes: Location, Location, Location

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Chart the building plans of various species to gain insight into animal creativity and innovation.

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4/29/15 8:00 PM
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4/30/15 4:00 AM
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