Chimpanzees know what conspecifics do and do not see

  title={Chimpanzees know what conspecifics do and do not see},
  author={B. Hare and J. Call and B. Agnetta and M. Tomasello},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  • B. Hare, J. Call, +1 author M. Tomasello
  • Published 2000
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Animal Behaviour
  • We report a series of experiments on social problem solving in chimpanzees, Pan troglodytes. In each experiment a subordinate and a dominant individual were put into competition over two pieces of food. In all experiments dominants obtained virtually all of the foods to which they had good visual and physical access. However, subordinates were successful quite often in three situations in which they had better visual access to the food than the dominant, for example, when the food was… CONTINUE READING
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