Chimpanzees in Bwindi-Impenetrable National Park, Uganda, use different tools to obtain different types of honey

@article{Stanford2007ChimpanzeesIB,
  title={Chimpanzees in Bwindi-Impenetrable National Park, Uganda, use different tools to obtain different types of honey},
  author={C. Stanford and Caleb Gambaneza and John Bosco Nkurunungi and M. Goldsmith},
  journal={Primates},
  year={2007},
  volume={41},
  pages={337-341}
}
  • C. Stanford, Caleb Gambaneza, +1 author M. Goldsmith
  • Published 2007
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Primates
  • Evidence of tool use for foraging for honey by chimpanzees in Bwindi-Impenetrable National Park, Uganda, is reported. These are the first records of tool use by chimpanzees in this region of the Albertine Rift. Tools of two types were found at sites of bee activity. Chimpanzees apparently use small stick tools to forage for the honey of a stingless bee [Meliponula bocandei (Trigonidae)] that nests in tree cavities and also in subterranean holes. They use significantly larger, thicker tools to… CONTINUE READING
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