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Chimps can use gestures to communicate in hunt for food Science

Chimps can use gestures to communicate in hunt for food Science


... “warmer/colder,” where one person uses those words to guide the other person to a hidden toy or treat? Well, it turns out that chimpanzees can play, ...

Common chimpanzee in the Leipzig Zoo. Image credit: Thomas Lersch, via Wikipedia.

... chimpanzees communicated with a human experimenter to find food. Their results are the most compelling evidence to date that primates can use gestures ...

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Chimps use gestures to communicate in their hunt for food

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Scientists analysed more than 2,000 of around 58 different types of 'play' gesture employed

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Bonobos are apes that are closely related to chimpanzees and humans. This photo was taken at Lola ya Bonobo, an orphanage for baby bonobos in the Democratic ...

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