MEMETERIA by Thomas May

Music & the Arts

Video of the Day

From the Royal Burgers’ Zoo in Arnhem, the Netherlands: note the selfie-taking at the end.

Notes Gretchen Vogel

Researchers say it’s not clear whether Tushi was annoyed by the drone or only curious — they say her facial expression suggests she wasn’t particularly afraid. But the footage is evidence that her actions were planned and deliberate, and it shows just how resourceful chimps can be at using whatever materials are available as tools.

Filed under: animal behavior, science news

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