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A baby chimp is raised by humans in new novel

13 March 2014 Last updated at 18:32 GMT

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves is the latest novel from Karen Joy Fowler, the bestselling author of The Jane Austen Book Club.

It is based on a real life experiment where a husband and wife team of scientists tried to raise a baby chimp along with their own children.

The BBC's Nick Higham, meets the author, Karen Joy Fowler.