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Animals and us

“Social learning doesn’t just make the individual young apes more intelligent, but the whole group”: UZH anthropologist Caroline Schuppli researches how intelligence is formed by observing orangutans in the jungle.

Language, intelligence, cooperation – the things that supposedly set humans apart are increasingly being discovered in the animal kingdom. Animals hold a mirror up to our own nature and help us understand what makes us human.


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