A single stick is like a Swiss army knife to a chimp, serving at least five different functions. Continue reading →
Scientists may have recorded chimpanzees learning skills from each other in the wild for the first time, according to a new study.
Early contact with humans can result in behavioral and social problems that last a lifetime.
Nearly every primate, including humans, hates getting ripped off, finds research.
Chimps and humans share violent tendencies, with a new study showing that the evolutionary roots of warfare exist in our primate ancestry.
A veritable barrel full of monkeys -- five new species -- has been found in the tropical forests of South America. Continue reading →
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.
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