Is primate tool use special? Chimpanzee and New Caledonian crow compared.

@article{Mcgrew2013IsPT,
  title={Is primate tool use special? Chimpanzee and New Caledonian crow compared.},
  author={William Mcgrew},
  journal={Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences},
  year={2013},
  volume={368 1630},
  pages={20120422}
}
The chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) is well-known in both nature and captivity as an impressive maker and user of tools, but recently the New Caledonian crow (Corvus moneduloides) has been championed as being equivalent or superior to the ape in elementary technology. I systematically compare the two taxa, going beyond simple presence/absence scoring of tool… CONTINUE READING