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Chimp shares object - showing behaviour thought to be unique to humans

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A wild chimpanzee has been observed showing an object to its mother simply for sharing's sake, the kind of social behaviour previously thought to only be used by humans.
Published 3 months ago · York, United Kingdom

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Cool leaf! Study records chimp showing off object in human-like way

Adult ape sharing information and just wanted mother to look at foliage with no motive otherwise, scientists say

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Wild chimpanzees show others objects simply to share attention

Scientists suggest the finding indicates that in certain social conditions, wild chimpanzees can share experiences with each other.

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Chimp shares object - showing behaviour thought to be unique to humans

The primate showed her mother a leaf, for no other reason than to share it, and scientists now say the discovery could have implications for our understanding of what makes human minds unique.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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Chimpanzees show objects to others, just like humans to simply grab attention: Study

A new research has shown that Chimpanzees show each other objects just for the sake of it, akin to humans, to garner attention.  The study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences cites the example of a wild adult chimpanzee named 'Fiona' in the Kibale national park of Uganda. In a video that has been captured during the study, Fiona can be seen picking a leaf, examining it and later shoving it under her mother Sutherland…

3 months ago·Noida, India
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Chimps ‘show and tell’ like humans

Parents will empathise. Sutherland the chimpanzee had been minding her own business, having some “me time”. But her daughter, Fiona, had found an interesting leaf. Relentlessly Fiona pushed the leaf into her mother’s gaze until eventually, wearily, the mother looked down and acknowledged it. “Yes de

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Wild chimpanzees show others objects simply to share attention

Scientists suggest the finding indicates that in certain social conditions, wild chimpanzees can share experiences with each other.

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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