Animal behaviour: incipient tradition in wild chimpanzees

Andrew Whiten*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

The adoption of a new form of tool use has been observed to spread along social-network pathways in a chimpanzee community. The finding offers the first direct evidence of cultural diffusion in these animals in the wild.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)178-179
Number of pages2
JournalNature
Volume514
Issue number7521
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 9 Oct 2014

Keywords

  • Cultural transmission

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