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Tool-composite reuse in wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): archaeologically invisible steps in the technological evolution of early hominins?

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Recent etho-archaeological studies of stone-tool use by wild chimpanzees have contributed valuable data towards elucidating the variables that influenced the emergence and development of the first lithic industries among Plio-Pleistocene hominins. Such data help to identify potential behaviours entailed in the first percussive technologies that are invisible in archaeological records. The long-term research site of Bossou in Guinea features a unique chimpanzee community whose members systemat...

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10.1007/s10071-009-0271-7

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Author
Journal:
Animal cognition
Volume:
12 Suppl 1
Issue:
1 SUPPL
Pages:
S103-S114
Publication date:
2009-10-05
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EISSN:
1435-9456
ISSN:
1435-9448
URN:
uuid:4e18c9a9-c430-4b56-aa56-c3d84acd7060
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210544
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pubs:210544

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