Chimps, like humans, inherit a significant amount of their intelligence from their parents.
Silverback gorillas can broadcast their presence with a stinky stench, or turn off their scent to hide from strangers, new research suggests.
The stinging creatures construct miniature homes in the desert that are big on comfort and perfectly suit the builder's needs.
When the musical taste of chimps was tested, researchers found the animals shun the steadily strong beats common in Western genres, but they're drawn to Indian ragas and traditional tunes from West Africa.
Chimps have come up with eight different ways to open the same fruit and, in doing so, strengthen the theory that non-human primates practice culture.
Long known for using a type of solar compass in the brain, the insects can also migrate when skies are overcast, suggesting a magnetic compass.
Chimpanzees can outsmart humans in simple strategy games because they have evolved in highly competitive cultures.
It's a rough and tumble world for children in the animal kingdom, and some dads are just plain bad.
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