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Friday, January 03, 2003
 
DEBRETT ON EVOLUTION

This can't be true. They haven't joined Friends of the ABC.

Scientists say they have discovered the strongest evidence yet that apes have culture.

Writing in the journal Science, researchers working with orangutangs in Indonesia say the apes have developed over 20 types of behaviour that are shared and learned within groups.

In one group orangutangs used leaves as napkins to wipe their faces after eating.


And they showed no response whatever to Eminem.