Sunday, 5 September 2010
Orangutan Uses Sign Language to Make a Request
So can orangutans really pantomime their desires? ScienceNews seems to think so - and blame our inability to spot this talent on our own dim wittedness. In other words, we just haven't noticed it before!
Researchers in Indonesia have come to the conclusion after going through records of observations going back thirty years. They maintain that their evidence shows conclusively that orangutans can mime their desires and going from the video above, it would seem that they were correct.
Image Credit Flickr User Bill and Mavis