Meet the apes – and other animals – that can memorise 10,000 pictures, use tools, recognise words, express empathy and put humans to shame at a touch-screen number game.
The more we study animals, the less special we seem.
Baboons can distinguish between written words and gibberish. Monkeys seem to be able to do multiplication. Apes can delay instant gratification longer than a human child can. They plan ahead. They make war and peace. They show empathy. They share.
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