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2009-09-28 15:09:49

Spotted hyenas may not be smarter than chimpanzees, but a new study shows that they outperform the primates on cooperative problem-solving tests.

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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.

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2006-02-21 17:35:00

Ohio State University said on Tuesday it was closing its chimpanzee research program and sending its remaining nine chimps to a refuge where they will no longer be used for research.


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gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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