Jump directly to main navigation Jump directly to content Jump to sub navigation

Chimpanzee stone tool diversity

New analysis of chimpanzee stone tools shows diverse material culture

Research, led by archaeologists and primatologists from the Technological Primates Research Group at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig (Germany) has shown that stone tool using chimpanzees in West Africa have distinct and recognizable material cultures.

© Tomos Proffitt