Apes do the darndest things

Chimps display hunting, foraging skills that may have served early hominids well

chimps in trees

FIRED UP APES  Chimps hunt and forage with tools and can predict how wildfires will move. Whether these primates are an appropriate model for ancient hominid behavior is up for debate.  

Alexandra Rosati

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