Chimpanzees observed treating wounds of others, using crushed insects | Animals | The Guardian

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Others are making fun of this as if it is dumb. Actually this is pretty smart because it shows that they know something is wrong and that their may be a way to cure it but they just haven’t quite figured out what that cure is.


What about that anthropologist saying that the earliest sign of civilisation is a mended femur or something, since that meant that the group took care of one another. How would they feel about this?


I remember reading quite a long time ago of people having bee stings purposely for the treatment of arthritis if I’m not mistaken, so these Chimpanzees might know something we are yet to discover


why so many banished comments on this


I’ve read chimps are in the stone age, so this is cool