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Science  27 Jul 2001:
Vol. 293, Issue 5530, pp. 610-611
DOI: 10.1126/science.1060578

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Animal Traditions Behavioural Inheritance in Evolution. Eytan Avital and Eva Jablonka. Cambridge University Press, New York, 2000. 446 pp. $80, £50. ISBN 0-521-66273-7.

The authors argue for the evolutionary importance of the transfer of information between generations via culture and learning.