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Apes Use iPads to Communicate

Apes With IPads: Using Technology to Communicate
Science News by NewsLook

Orangutans are great communicators, whether if it’s through sign language or gestures or sounds they make. Now, trainers at Jungle Island in Miami are using technology to help the apes communicate with humans.

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10:30AM PST on Nov 4, 2012

Wonder if they would teach me how to use an ipad???

6:21PM PDT on May 28, 2012

Well hey...what do you expect we're apes too....

8:53AM PDT on May 16, 2012

Will they eventually be able to ask humans to stop hunting them and destroying their home?

5:49PM PDT on May 13, 2012

thanks!

4:08AM PDT on May 11, 2012

Misleading. They are not actually using it to communicate.

11:50PM PDT on May 10, 2012

thanks for the article

3:57PM PDT on May 10, 2012

Orangutans know how to self medicate on the various plants in their forest, could we do that without an ipad? no way....

3:57PM PDT on May 10, 2012

Orangutans know how to self medicate on the various plants in their forest, could we do that without an ipad? now way....

2:55PM PDT on May 10, 2012

Thanks. Maybe one day there will be a Planet of the Apes...where they are superior to humans.

8:55AM PDT on May 10, 2012

Set them free and they won't need an iPad.

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