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Serial gesturing by wild chimpanzees: its nature and function for communication
Chimpanzees at Budongo, Uganda, regularly gesture in series, including ‘bouts’ of gesturing that include response waiting and ‘sequences’ of rapid-fire gesturing without pauses. We examined theExpand
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Gestural communication of the gorilla (Gorilla gorilla): repertoire, intentionality and possible origins
Social groups of gorillas were observed in three captive facilities and one African field site. Cases of potential gesture use, totalling 9,540, were filtered by strict criteria for intentionality,Expand
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The Meanings of Chimpanzee Gestures
Chimpanzees' use of gesture was described in the first detailed field study [1, 2], and natural use of specific gestures has been analyzed [3-5]. However, it was systematic work with captive groupsExpand
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Lethal aggression in Pan is better explained by adaptive strategies than human impacts
Observations of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and bonobos (Pan paniscus) provide valuable comparative data for understanding the significance of conspecific killing. Two kinds of hypothesis have beenExpand
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Great ape gestures: intentional communication with a rich set of innate signals
Great apes give gestures deliberately and voluntarily, in order to influence particular target audiences, whose direction of attention they take into account when choosing which type of gesture toExpand
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Wild chimpanzees’ use of single and combined vocal and gestural signals
We describe the individual and combined use of vocalizations and gestures in wild chimpanzees. The rate of gesturing peaked in infancy and, with the exception of the alpha male, decreased again inExpand
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Able-Bodied Wild Chimpanzees Imitate a Motor Procedure Used by a Disabled Individual to Overcome Handicap
Chimpanzee culture has generated intense recent interest, fueled by the technical complexity of chimpanzee tool-using traditions; yet it is seriously doubted whether chimpanzees are able to learnExpand
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Variation in hunting behaviour in neighbouring chimpanzee communities in the Budongo forest, Uganda
Hunting and sharing of meat is seen across all chimpanzee sites, with variation in prey preferences, hunting techniques, frequencies, and success rates. Here, we compared hunting and meat-eatingExpand
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Laterality in the gestural communication of wild chimpanzees
We examined hand preference in the intentional gestural communication of wild chimpanzees in the Budongo forest, Uganda. Individuals showed some tendency to be lateralized, although less than hasExpand
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‘Adoption’ by Maternal Siblings in Wild Chimpanzees
The adoption of unrelated orphaned infants is something chimpanzees and humans have in common. Providing parental care has fitness implications for both the adopter and orphan, and cases of adoptionExpand
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