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This fascinating documentary describes how researchers in the US in the 1970s tried to tame a chimp and communicate with the chimp through sign language. It provided an interesting expose on the researchers and research assistants' lives and everything that they had to go through to try and achieve a scientific discovery. The juxtaposition between scientific research and whether the research is good for the subject (in this case a chimp) was clearly shown. While Nim was cute and cuddly at first, chimpanzees are wild animals and this documentary showed the problems that arose when Nim grew up.