Kibale Chimpanzee Project

Category: Publications

Kanyawara chimpanzee behavior profiled in National Geographic

Kanyawara juveniles – especially females – carry sticks in a manner suggestive of a rudimentary form of doll play (see May 8, 2011 post). A photo of chimpanzee “dolls” appears in the Sept 2011 issue of National Geographic magazine. Click…

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New Publication: Chimpanzee Play

Sex differences in chimpanzees’ use of sticks as play objects resemble those of children. Sonya M Kahlenberg and Richard W. Wrangham (2010). Current Biology 20: R1067-R1068 Sex differences in children’s toy play are robust and similar across cultures. Evidence for…

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