Chimpanzees develop specialized tool kits to catch army ants

Saturday, September 5, 2009 - 16:21 in Biology & Nature

Chimpanzees in the Congo have developed specialized "tool kits" to forage for army ants, reveals new research published Sept. 3 in the American Journal of Primatology. This not only provides the first direct evidence of multiple tool use in this context, but suggests that chimpanzees have developed a sustainable way of harvesting food.

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