Re: Paper on chimp culture

Aaron Lynch (
Wed, 16 Jun 1999 21:37:48 -0500

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Date: Wed, 16 Jun 1999 21:37:48 -0500
From: Aaron Lynch <>
Subject: Re: Paper on chimp culture
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At 06:24 PM 6/16/99 -0000, you wrote:
>Since I brought up my interest in the bifurcation of ancient primate
>culture into human and chimp cultures, I thought I'd post a reference to
>a recent paper on Chimp culture.
>Chimpanzee Cultures: Nature Magazine 17 June 1999
>ABC news summary of story
>The study, conducted by primatologist Andrew Whiten of the University of
>St. Andrews in Scotland and others, was published Thursday in the
>journal Nature. It goes into detail regarding 39 culturally specific
>activities regarding tool use, grooming and courtship.

Thanks, Mark.

Looks like a very important study.

--Aaron Lynch

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