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Tool Using and Insight-learning in an Orangutan


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Title Tool Using and Insight-learning in an Orangutan
Alternative Title Werkzeuggebrauch und einsichtiges Handeln eines Orang-Utans
Author Döhl, Jürgen
Lethmate, Jürgen
License CC Attribution - NonCommercial - NoDerivatives 3.0 Germany:
You are free to use, copy, distribute and transmit the work or content in unchanged form for any legal and non-commercial purpose as long as the work is attributed to the author in the manner specified by the author or licensor.
DOI 10.3203/IWF/D-1343eng
IWF Signature D 1343
Publisher IWF (Göttingen)
Release Date 1980
Language English
Producer Bruno Dittrich
Production Year 1978

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IWF Technical Data Film, 16 mm, LT, 137 m ; F, 12 1/2 min

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Subject Area Life Sciences
Abstract Pongo pygmaeus. The orang-utan Buschi has learned to use different tools. In extemporaneous trials he learns the use of new tools; in choice trials he proves his ability to behave insightfully.
Keywords experimental behaviour research / Primates
learning / Primates
tool use / Primates
Pongo pygmaeus
Bornean orang-utan

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