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Orangutans Smarter Than We Think - Apparently Know the Mechanical Properties of Wood

Some new research reveals the skill with which orangutans build their sleeping nests, and hints at their impressive intelligence.
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How Orangutans Engineer Their Nest

Odd : Neatorama (3 years ago)

An orangutan can grow to be over 260 lb. (118 kg) so how does one construct its nest up high in the trees? With great engineering skills, of course: The researchers, led by scientists at the University of Manchester, followed and fi... Read Post

Orangutan nest building shows high degree of sophistication

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (3 years ago)

Orangutans may be smarter than previously thought if a new study into the sophisticated way they build nests is any indication. Scientists at The University of Manchester spent a year observing and filming (video footage available) ... Read Post

Orangutans smarter than previously thought: Orangutan nest building highly sophisticated

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (3 years ago)

Orangutans may be smarter than previously thought if a new study into the sophisticated way they build nests is any indication. Read Post


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