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A longitudinal study of hand preference in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). / Hopkins, William D.; Bard, Kim A.

In: Developmental Psychobiology, Vol. 36, No. 4, 17.05.2000, p. 292-300.

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Hopkins, William D. ; Bard, Kim A. / A longitudinal study of hand preference in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). In: Developmental Psychobiology. 2000 ; Vol. 36, No. 4. pp. 292-300.

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