Drinking tools of wild chimpanzees at Bossou

  title={Drinking tools of wild chimpanzees at Bossou},
  author={Y. Sugiyama},
  journal={American Journal of Primatology},
  • Y. Sugiyama
  • Published 1995
  • Biology, Medicine
  • American Journal of Primatology
  • Use of drinking tools by wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and the context in which the tools were used were studied at Bossou, Republic of Guinea, West Africa. During the middle to late dry season and early wet season liquids are available occasionally in the holes of trees. Chimpanzees drank water or sap using a leaf (or fiber) as a sponge or spoon. When the chimpanzees were on the ground, they tended to use one of a few kinds of soft, hairless leaves, if they were available nearby. Females… CONTINUE READING
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