Tools and primates: Opportunity, not necessity, is the mother of invention

Publicado originalmente en: http://phys.org/news/2014-11-tools-primates-opportunity-necessity-mother.html#jCp Whether you are a human being or an orang-utan, tools can be a big help in getting what you need to survive. However, a review of current research into the use of tools by non-human primates suggests that ecological opportunity, rather than necessity, is the main driver behind primates such asSigue leyendo “Tools and primates: Opportunity, not necessity, is the mother of invention”