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Wild monkeys flake stone tools

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Proffitt, T., Luncz, L. V., Falótico, T., Ottoni, E. B., de la Torre, I., & Haslam, M. (2016). Wild monkeys flake stone tools. Nature, 539(7627), 85-88. doi:10.1038/nature20112.


Cite as: http://hdl.handle.net/21.11116/0000-0007-A5C6-F
Abstract
Wild capuchin monkeys in Brazil deliberately break stones, unintentionally producing flakes similar to the ancient sharp-edged flakes characterized as intentionally produced Pliocene–Pleistocene hominin tools, although why they do so remains unclear.