In prioritizing conservation, animal culture should be a factor, study says

The earliest reports of nutcracking behavior in chimpanzees by Western scientists came in the 1840s. In the time since, evidence of animals modifying something in their environment and then using it to their advantage has turned up in manifold species, extending far beyond our closest relatives in the Primate order to dolphins, crows, even octopuses. … Continue reading In prioritizing conservation, animal culture should be a factor, study says