Latest Nim Chimpsky Stories

2009-07-02 06:45:00

According to a recent study, chimpanzees are capable of building their own tools after watching demonstration videos.

2009-06-28 13:04:38

A TV actress who plays a forensic anthropologist asked U.S. Rep.

2009-06-08 13:35:00

New research finds that chimpanzees remember the precise location of their favorite fruit trees.

2009-06-08 12:54:22

Humans, from ancient exchanges of food to modern day home mortgages, have bartered or traded to receive something that they couldn't achieve on their own.

2009-03-10 10:30:00

A Swedish study showed on Monday what it believes to be the first evidence that an animal other than humans can make spontaneous plans for future events.

2009-02-18 13:21:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Eugene Cussons, featured on the popular Animal Planet series Escape to Chimp Eden, is currently in Gabon, West Africa.

2009-02-01 14:35:41

Chimpanzees are famous for their aptitude in mimicking human behavior. Now scientists have announced that baby chimps’ mental development may be more advanced than human infants.

2008-12-19 09:10:00

Chimpanzees recognize their pals by using some of the same brain regions that switch on when humans register a familiar face.

2008-09-17 16:56:38

Spying someone yawning often makes us yawn. Now, a new study shows your canine buddy can catch yawns from you, too. The results suggest domestic dogs have the capacity for a fundamental form of empathy, the researchers say.

2008-09-08 13:40:00

Researchers at Chester Zoo say chimps may receive the same feelings of consolation from physical contact as humans.

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