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Young baboon siblings learn crucial life skills while roughhousing

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May 19, 2014
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Two young Hamadryas baboon siblings who had their public debut in the fall sharpen their social skills through roughhousing and play at the Wildlife Conservation Society's Prospect Park Zoo in Brooklyn. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Video provided by Reuters


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