Areas of expertise: non-human primates (monkeys, apes, chimpanzees, gorillas) and animal behaviour (evolution, gesture, communication, culture, social behaviour, tools, language)
St Andrews scientists have found that young children use the same gestures as chimpanzees and gorillas.
Online test reveals if humans instinctively understand our closest relatives
Neighbours vary in hunting and rank
Chimpanzees may ‘detox’ tannins in their diet by eating clay
St Andrews scientists in ‘extraordinarily rare’ real-time discovery
Social bonds are crucial for adoption in wild chimpanzees
Researchers work out what chimp gestures mean
Largest scientific study of gorilla gestures discovers repertoire of 102 different signals.
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