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Ig Nobel prize for Frans de Waal

For everyone just as interested as me in the random yet entertaining I can warmly recommend a visit to the Improbable Research website. Did you for example know that primatologists Frans de Waal and Jessica Pokorny won the 2012 Ig Anatomy Nobel Prize for a study that is called Faces and Behinds: Chimpanzee Sex Perception (in: Advanced Science Letters 1, pp. 88-103, 2008) and basically revealed that “chimpanzees can identify other chimpanzees individually from seeing photographs of their rear ends”?

(Thank you for steering me in this direction: Christine)


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