Amazing Monkey Creates Tools To Compensate For Amputated Arm


It’s a well-established fact that certain animals, especially monkeys and other primates, use tools in their everyday lives. What may surprising, however, is that some practice good dental hygiene.
In a recent study published in the journal Primates, researchers based at the Sálim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History in Coimbatore, India, followed 20 Nicobar long-tailed macaques on the island of Great Nicobar and observed their behavior. Not only did they find that the primates use coconut husks, leaves and puddles to clean their food, but almost half were seen using bird feathers, blades of grass, coconut husk fibers,…

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