20 December 1974
Vol 186, Issue 4169

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Toddler explores his surroundings. Fore children of New Guinea are provided considerable freedom to pursue their spontaneous interests and predilections without adult concern or interference. This freedom extends to exploring the characteristics of potentially dangerous objects such as axes or knives. See page 1079. [E. Richard Sorenson, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.]