Blog posts from category: Ethology
The interest for animal behavior is a human necessity – whether it is because they feared them as enemies or because they hunted them for food. The understanding of animal behavior is the basis for applied fields of ethology, such as nature conservation, animal husbandry, and welfare standards or species protection.
Teaching is a form of high-fidelity social learning that promotes human cumulative culture. Although recently documented in several nonhuman animals, teaching is rare among primates. In this study, we show that wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes troglodytes) in the Goualougo Triangle teach tool skills by providing learners with termite fishing probes.Read more
Contextualised behavioral measurements of personality differences obtained in behavioral tests and social observations in adult capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella)Read more
With support. software and lab equipement from Mangold an institution-wide project could be realized.Read more
What individual behavior characteristics do Capuchin Monkeys show?Read more