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    • Apes have culture but may not know that they do 

      Gruber, Thibaud; Zuberbuehler, Klaus; Clement, Fabrice; van Schaik, Carel (2015-02-06) - Journal article
      There is good evidence that some ape behaviors can be transmitted socially and that this can lead to group-specific traditions. However, many consider animal traditions, including those in great apes, to be fundamentally ...
    • Cultural revolutions reduce complexity in the songs of humpback whales 

      Allen, Jenny A.; Garland, Ellen C.; Dunlop, Rebecca A.; Noad, Michael J. (2018-11-21) - Journal article
      Much evidence for non-human culture comes from vocally learned displays, such as the vocal dialects and song displays of birds and cetaceans. While many oscine birds use song complexity to assess male fitness, the role of ...
    • In-group conformity sustains different foraging traditions in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) 

      Dindo, Marietta; Whiten, Andrew; de Waal, Frans B M (2009-11) - Journal article
      Background: Decades of research have revealed rich cultural repertoires encompassing multiple traditions in wild great apes, a picture crucially complemented by experimental simulations with captive apes. Studies with wild ...
    • Variation in hunting behaviour in neighbouring chimpanzee communities in the Budongo forest, Uganda 

      Hobaiter, Catherine; Samuni, Liran; Mullins, Caroline; Akankwasa, Walter John; Zuberbühler, Klaus (2017-06-21) - Journal article
      Hunting and sharing of meat is seen across all chimpanzee sites, with variation in prey preferences, hunting techniques, frequencies, and success rates. Here, we compared hunting and meat-eating behaviour in two adjacent ...