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Chimps learn ‘local customs’

Chimpanzee communities can acquire their own local customs and maintain their own 'multiple-tradition cultures', according to researchers at St Andrews.

A virtual field trip into the wild

CAPTION: A screen capture of the computer simulation which will allow visitors to make a lightning "virtual field trip" to two different wild chimpanzee communities. CREDIT: Steve Smart

Do humans ‘own’ culture?

Experts in evolution and animal behaviour will gather next week to debate whether chimpanzee 'culture' is any less real than human culture - the outcome of which may lead to a rethink of the human evolution process.