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International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies
ISSN: 2028-9324     CODEN: IJIABO     OCLC Number: 828807274     ZDB-ID: 2703985-7
 
 
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New observations in nut cracking behavior of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes verus) in Djouroutou, Taï National Park


Volume 11, Issue 1, April 2015, Pages 15–25

 New observations in nut cracking behavior of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes verus)  in Djouroutou, Taï National Park

Serge Pacome SOIRET1, Blaise KADJO2, Bessekon Denis ASSI3, and Philippe Kouassi KOUASSI4

1 Laboratory of Zoology and Animal Biology, Felix Houphouet-Boigny University, Abidjan, 22 BP 582 Abidjan 22, Côte d'Ivoire
2 Laboratory of Zoology and Animal Biology, Felix Houphouet-Boigny University, Abidjan, 22 BP 582 Abidjan 22, Côte d'Ivoire
3 Laboratory of Neurosciences, Felix Houphouet-Boigny University, Abidjan, 22 BP 582 Abidjan 22, Côte d'Ivoire
4 Laboratory of Zoology andAnimal Biology, Felix Houphouet-Boigny University, Abidjan, 22 BP 582 Abidjan 22, Côte d'Ivoire

Original language: English

Received 12 January 2015

Copyright © 2015 ISSR Journals. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract


Among the variety of activities in which wild chimpanzees use tools, some of the most complex behaviors are seen during nut cracking. As studies of nut cracking have been limited to a few habituated groups of chimpanzees located in a specific area in Ta

Author Keywords: Chimpanzees, Sacoglottis gabonensis, tool use, stones, wood.


How to Cite this Article


Serge Pacome SOIRET, Blaise KADJO, Bessekon Denis ASSI, and Philippe Kouassi KOUASSI, “New observations in nut cracking behavior of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes verus) in Djouroutou, Taï National Park,” International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 15–25, April 2015.