Latest Nim Chimpsky Stories
When two kids get into a verbal sparring match on the playground, they often taunt each other about how tough their respective dads are, but when it comes to chimps, new research indicates that success in a fight tends to be more dependent upon the moms.
Once again, an attorney and animal rights activist has failed in an attempt to have a chimp released from captivity using human rights laws.
The immediate negative impacts to an infant chimpanzee who is removed from its mother have been well documented. However, very little is known about the long-term impacts of such early life experiences.
How would a child respond to this question?
Scientists have decoded the meaning behind the various gestures that chimpanzees use to communicate with one another, observing more than 80 wild Ugandan primates in order to compile a glossary of their hand and body movements.
Nonhuman primates preferred African, Indian tunes over strong beats typical of Western music
Chimpanzees have almost the same personality traits as humans, and they are structured almost identically, according to new work led by researchers at Georgia State University. (PRWEB)
The author has written three highly acclaimed books that show life through the eyes of these endangered animals.
Researchers from Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics and Evolutionary Anthropology studied how chimpanzees are rational thinkers, rather than conformists. Scientists have known that these animals are sensitive to social influences, but are capable of maintaining their own strategy in order to solve a problem rather than conforming to what the rest of the group is doing.
Chimpanzees rely on their long-term memory when searching for food throughout the rainforest, according to a new study published in the journal Animal Behavior.
- Emitting flashes of light; glittering.