Primatology: Advanced ape technology

W. C. McGrew*

*Corresponding author for this work

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New findings from African rainforests show chimpanzees to have impressively advanced technology. They make tools of vegetation to harvest termites as in East and West Africa, but some apes in Central Africa show different techniques and tool sets geared for different tasks.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R1046-R1047
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number24
Publication statusPublished - 29 Dec 2004


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