Season 27, Episode 2 Clever Monkeys

First Aired: November 10, 2008

A look at monkeys and their sophisticated societies. Included: the capuchins of Costa Rica, which make use of an antiseptic plant to ward off insects; African baboons, which suffer from stress and depression; diverse breeds that move together through the jungle canopy and can understand each other's alarm calls.

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  • Premiered: October 10, 1982
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: PBS's signature (and multi-award-winning) natural-history series uses gifted wildlife documentarians and stunning photography to reveal what its first host, Donald Johanson, called `the magic and mystery of the fascinating natural world.' The series has ga… (more)

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