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What Are Orangutans Trying to Tell Us?

"Scratch my back," most likely; study finds orangutans communicate via pantomime

  • Hannah Schardt
  • Aug 12, 2010
 
A young orangutan pantomimes for help with a coconut from Science News on Vimeo.

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