Cultures in chimpanzees

  title={Cultures in chimpanzees},
  author={A. Whiten and J. Goodall and W. McGrew and T. Nishida and V. Reynolds and Y. Yugiyama and C. Tutin and R. Wrangham and C. Boesch},
  • A. Whiten, J. Goodall, +6 authors C. Boesch
  • Published 1999
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Nature
  • As an increasing number of field studies of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) have achieved long-term status across Africa, differences in the behavioural repertoires described have become apparent that suggest there is significant cultural variation. Here we present a systematic synthesis of this information from the seven most long-term studies, which together have accumulated 151 years of chimpanzee observation. This comprehensive analysis reveals patterns of variation that are far more… CONTINUE READING
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