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Cultures in chimpanzees
It is found that 39 different behaviour patterns, including tool usage, grooming and courtship behaviours, are customary or habitual in some communities but are absent in others where ecological explanations have been discounted. Expand
Chimpanzee Material Culture: Implications for Human Evolution
Preface 1. Patterns of culture? 2. Studying chimpanzees 3. Chimpanzees as apes 4. Cultured chimpanzees? 5. Chimpanzee sexes 6. Chimpanzees and foragers 7. Chimpanzees compared 8. Chimpanzee ethnologyExpand
On the Other Hand: Current Issues in and Meta-Analysis of the Behavioral Laterality of Hand Function in Nonhuman Primates
The last decade has seen a resurgence of interest in laterality of function in primates, especially in hand use as it links to handedness and language in Homo sapiens. Manual lateralization ofExpand
Cultural variation among chimpanzee communities or unit-groups at nine long-term study sites was charted through a systematic, collaborative procedure in which the directors of the sites first agreedExpand
Foraging profiles of sympatric lowland gorillas and chimpanzees in the Lopé Reserve, Gabon.
It seems that subtle physiological differences have far-reaching repercussions, defining potential evolutionary pathways for social organization and allowing sufficient niche separation between species. Expand
Ethogram and Ethnography of Mahale Chimpanzees
This paper aims to compile an exhaustive list of the behavioral patterns exhibited by the chimpanzees of the Mahale Mountains National Park, Tanzania. The compilation is based on the glossaryExpand
Chimpanzees in a hot, dry and open habitat: Mt. Assirik, Senegal, West Africa
The habitat of the chimpanzees of Mt. Assirik, in the Parc National du Niokolo-Koba, Senegal, is described in terms of rainfall, temperature and vegetation. The results are compared with thoseExpand
Tool use by wild chimpanzees in feeding upon driver ants
It is concluded that ants may constitute a significant chimpanzee dietary component and that the dipping tools and techniques are relatively stereotyped in form. Expand