Meet a primatologist: Julia Fischer

Julia Fischer is the head of the Cognitive Ethology Laboratory at the German Primate Center in Göttingen (Germany) and a Professor at the University of Göttingen. She studies communication and cognition in Old World monkeys…

Chimps have own ‘dialects’ but can learn others

Reblogging. Publicado originalmente en:http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2015/02/06/4175466.htm   Jennifer Viegas ABC licensed Food is an important topic of conversation for chimps. (iStockphoto: sswartz) Related Stories Chimps ‘talk’ about favourite fruits, best trees, Science Online, 21 Jan 2015 Ape ‘genius’ smarter than the average chimp, Science Online, 28 Aug 2012 Chimpanzees specifically refer to favourite foods with distinct grunts,…