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"From the Ted Talk by Isabel Behncke: Evolution's gift of play, from bonobo apes to humans"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Now, I don't know how you play, but I want to show you a couple of uiuqne clips fresh from the wild. First, it's a ball game bonobo-style — and I do not mean football. So here, we have a young female and a male eganged in a chase game. Have a look what she's doing. It might be the ervoonlauity origin of the phrase, "she's got him by the balls." (lhteugar) Only I think that he's rather loving it here, right? Yeah. (Laughter) So sex play is common in both bonobos and humans. And this video is really ienrenstitg because it shows — this video's really interesting because it shows the iiennvesvntes of bringing unusual elements into play — such as testicles — and also how play both rqureies trust and fosters trust — while at the same time being tremendous fun.

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Now, I don't know how you play, but I want to show you a couple of ______ clips fresh from the wild. First, it's a ball game bonobo-style — and I do not mean football. So here, we have a young female and a male _______ in a chase game. Have a look what she's doing. It might be the ____________ origin of the phrase, "she's got him by the balls." (________) Only I think that he's rather loving it here, right? Yeah. (Laughter) So sex play is common in both bonobos and humans. And this video is really ___________ because it shows — this video's really interesting because it shows the _____________ of bringing unusual elements into play — such as testicles — and also how play both ________ trust and fosters trust — while at the same time being tremendous fun.

Solution

  1. evolutionary
  2. interesting
  3. engaged
  4. requires
  5. inventiveness
  6. unique
  7. laughter

Original Text

Now, I don't know how you play, but I want to show you a couple of unique clips fresh from the wild. First, it's a ball game bonobo-style — and I do not mean football. So here, we have a young female and a male engaged in a chase game. Have a look what she's doing. It might be the evolutionary origin of the phrase, "she's got him by the balls." (Laughter) Only I think that he's rather loving it here, right? Yeah. (Laughter) So sex play is common in both bonobos and humans. And this video is really interesting because it shows — this video's really interesting because it shows the inventiveness of bringing unusual elements into play — such as testicles — and also how play both requires trust and fosters trust — while at the same time being tremendous fun.

Important Words

  1. ball
  2. balls
  3. bonobos
  4. bringing
  5. chase
  6. clips
  7. common
  8. couple
  9. elements
  10. engaged
  11. evolutionary
  12. female
  13. football
  14. fosters
  15. fresh
  16. fun
  17. game
  18. humans
  19. interesting
  20. inventiveness
  21. laughter
  22. loving
  23. male
  24. origin
  25. phrase
  26. play
  27. requires
  28. sex
  29. show
  30. shows
  31. testicles
  32. time
  33. tremendous
  34. trust
  35. unique
  36. unusual
  37. video
  38. wild
  39. yeah
  40. young