Learn more. If you do not receive an email within 10 minutes, your email address may not be registered, and you may need to create a new Wiley Online Library account. Shareable Link. Chimpanzees don't read or watch television, have no interest in sending their kids to school, and show no inclination for religious worship. Chimpanzee hunting tools. These different groups do seem to have their own cultural traditions. Summary of Bower’s, “Chimps may put their own spin on culture.” Bruce Bower’s article, “Chimps may put their own spin on culture,” points out that chimpanzees pass down culture to their siblings just as humans do. Bower provides different research evidence to show the chimps’ abilities to come up with their culture. Female chimps move to fore in hunting. Chimps May Put Their Own Spin on Culture. #24, December 12, 1998. Chimps may put their own spin on culture. Chimps may put their own spin on culture. Use the link below to share a full-text version of this article with your friends and colleagues. CHIMP CHAMP. Share this: Facebook; Twitter; Pocket; Reddit; Print; Email; By Science News. For the first time, scientists have recorded social learning in wild chimpanzees, suggesting that the last common ancestor of chimps and humans was also capable of cultural transmission. Still, a range of evidence suggests that these group-living primates devise their own cultural traditions, according to a new synthesis of field and laboratory studies. 154 No. Wild chimps scale branches of culture. New research has shown conclusively that chimpanzees have culture. Magazine Issue: Vol. Kin play limited role in chimp cooperation. Chimp hairs yield genetic fallout. In this paper our focus is on chimpanzee culture and Population-Specific Behaviors cultural transmission, with an eye to both similarities in Chimpanzees to and differences from the human case. Ape aid: chimps share altruistic capacity with people. Request Username Can't sign in?