Smartest Animals from Around the World

Jun 16, 2015 by Victoria (Day Styles)

Chimpanzee

Chimpanzees exhibit remarkable intellectual abilities that are of great fascination to scientists. Chimps are capable of making and using tools, employing communal hunting techniques, and excellent problem-solving abilities. Chimpanzees can even communicate with people using sign language!

Chimpanzees can remember useful information for extended periods of time. Their ability to think way ahead is often used when hunting, using clever tricks to capture prey. Unfortunately, chimps have also been observed using psychological manipulation with their family members - smart, but not always nice. Recently studies have shown chimpanzees teaching sign language to young ones without any human involvement!

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