Rado Seminar - Dr Caroline Schuppli: Social learning and skill acquisition in wild orangutans

Radolfzell Seminar Series

  • Date: Nov 5, 2021
  • Time: 10:30 - 11:30
  • Speaker: Dr Caroline Schuppli
  • Room: Online
  • Host: Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior
  • Contact: cavolio@ab.mpg.de
Abstract: Orangutans are the least sociable of all apes and inhabit a highly skill-intensive foraging niche. In this talk I will present our latest results on how young orangutans learn their subsistence skills through different types of social- and independent learning and how skill acquisition seems to be linked to life history parameters
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