Wild monkeys make sharp stone tools, but they might not realize it, scientists say

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 12:32 in Paleontology & Archaeology

It does not pay to underestimate a monkey with a rock. Scientists studying the stone-smashing habits of bearded capuchin monkeys in Brazil have found that the primates inadvertently produce stone flakes that look very similar to the flakes used as cutting tools by early humans. The findings, published...

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