Say it with me — we may be special because we’re so smart, but we share a common ancestor with modern apes.
But, no. That can’t be… we exclusively were created in god’s own image. We’re that special.
“The more we learn, the more we see chimpanzees employing remarkable, seemingly human-like behaviors,” Mitani said. “To me that is one of the lessons of this little paper.” The findings appear in today’s issue of Current Biology, in a paper entitled “Referential Gestural Communication in Wild Chimpanzees.”