Kyoto University's Primate Research Institute in Inuyama, Japan is really great at making the average human look like a fool!
No, they're not really into putting banana peels at the tops of stairwells… (that just sounds super dangerous), they're into chimpanzee research!
They've found that chimps have an incredible capacity for remembering things.
One of the study's findings was reported by New Scientist as:
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This would be more impressive if it were a human art contest but that's not the case.
The Humane Society hosted an art contest for apes, judged by THE Dr. Jane Goodall, and the winning
champ chimp who won 1st place was named Brent.
And guess what?? He paints with his
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We're glad this thing was nipped in the bud! We saw Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes, so we know how this situation COULD have gone down…
The Twycross zoo in Leicestershire had to shuts its doors temporarily Thursday morning, after a gang of chimps escaped their keepers' hands and made their way towards a "secure service area."
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Louis the chimpanzee was a former UK TV commercial star in the '70s and '80s, starring in ads for PG Tips, a brand of tea.
The ads, or adverts as the Brits say, were spy parodies.
Louis would play Brooke Bond, a parody of James Bond and it's so CUTE!
Sadly, Louis has passed away at the ripe age of 37 after a short illness.
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Amy Smart and her hunky husband Carter Oosterhouse have decided to open up a vineyard!
They're following in the footsteps of folks like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie!
So what is the name of this winery??
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The illegal wildlife trade is literally a multibillion-dollar industry!
The same type of trafficking that's almost made tigers extinct is now threatening great apes!
Chimps, orangoutangs, gorillas and bonobos are all being plucked from their natural habitats and bought by private collectors or disreputable zoos.
The numbers are cray cray!
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Great!!! Now we have even MAWR hide n seek partners!!!
Researchers at Emory and Georgia State Universities have found that chimpanzees can play nice with each other, much like humans.
They studied a group by playing the ultimatum game, a test given to humans as well.
In the chimp version, one of them was given tokens, one which represented fairness (each chimp receiving the same amount of banana slices) and the other selfishness. The chimps were able to
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