"There were hugs and kisses and grooming."
Everyone had forgotten about the loneliest chimp on the planet — but that's changing fast.
Sometimes the best friends are those who know just what you've been through.
This might be the loneliest chimp in the world — and all he wants is a friend.
For more than 30 years, Ponso the chimp has been living on a deserted island off the Ivory Coast. He has no source of food
At some point in the drive, foolishly oblivious to the very real potential risk, my right hand lazily ended up resting on
"We have moved on from the time when research on chimpanzees was considered essential."
Chimps can cook. According to a study from Harvard University, humans' cognitive capacity for cooking is also shared by chimpanzees. This means that chimps and humans both prefer cooked food over raw food (who likes salad?), understand how cooking food works, and can cook for themselves.
It seems only two things may stop chimps from being chefs. Inside every chimp might be a budding chef, just waiting for the
"We've described chimpanzee behavior facing a dangerous situation never described before," Marie Cibot, a doctoral student