Primates

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List of Papers (Total 76)

First observation of Dorylus ant feeding in Budongo chimpanzees supports absence of stick-tool culture

The use of stick- or probe-tools is a chimpanzee universal, recorded in all long-term study populations across Africa, except one: Budongo, Uganda. Here, after 25 years of observation, stick-tool use remains absent under both natural circumstances and strong experimental scaffolding. Instead, the chimpanzees employ a rich repertoire of leaf-tools for a variety of dietary and ...

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