Animal cognition: chimpanzee alarm calls depend on what others know

Curr Biol. 2012 Jan 24;22(2):R51-2. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2011.11.050.


After a wild chimpanzee encounters a model of a dangerous snake, whether or not he gives an alarm call depends on his perception of another individual's knowledge.

Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Cognition*
  • Female
  • Male
  • Pan troglodytes / psychology*
  • Vocalization, Animal*