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The question of how chimps learn from each other is being studied by scientist Vicky Horner at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center in Atlanta. This video from The Human Spark highlights an experiment where there were two ways of obtaining food. By either lifting or sliding a door in a box, a chimp consistently accessed the food through the method he was taught. By watching others, chimps successfully transmitted the exact learned behavior from one to another without any change in the method of obtaining food.
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