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.
We finally know a bit more about why chimps will chip in together on large tasks.
The Beatles sang about Norwegian wood, but for chimps, only one kind of wood will do when constructing beds. Continue reading →
Unlike many humans, some monkeys are genuinely faithful to their mates.
Primate poop reveals what our furry ancestors are eating.
Chimpanzees who are treated well by people trust and show more empathy for humans more than they do baboons and unfamiliar chimps.
Human facial expressions have great similarity to those of other primates, find research that also identifies important differences.
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