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Zoo's New Primate Exhibit to Double as Research Lab

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Science  17 Aug 2001:
Vol. 293, Issue 5533, pp. 1247
DOI: 10.1126/science.293.5533.1247

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LEIPZIG, GERMANY-- Researchers are hoping to help bridge the gap between scientists and the public at a sleek new facility here at the 120-year-old Leipzig Zoo. Four years in the making, the 13,552-square-meter Wolfgang Köhler Primate Research Center is one of the largest in the world. Its design does double duty, satisfying educational and research needs.