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Apes 'Gamble Like Humans By Calculating Odds'

Animals  (tags: animals, study, research, animal behaviour, apes, gambling, cognitive skills )

- 2303 days ago -
Given the choice of a safe bet of a small piece of banana or a larger chunk of fruit hidden beneath one of a selection of shuffled cups, the apes chose to gamble more than 50 per cent of the time.

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Teresa W (782)
Saturday December 31, 2011, 4:29 am

Sue M (79)
Saturday December 31, 2011, 6:29 am

irene davis (74)
Saturday December 31, 2011, 12:20 pm
just like us.

Daniel Partlow (179)
Saturday December 31, 2011, 2:26 pm
They aren't dumb!!

Nichole L (69)
Saturday December 31, 2011, 6:15 pm
Not surprising. Thanks, Pia!

Jason Green (235)
Saturday December 31, 2011, 7:58 pm
Apes are so amazing thankyou for sharing

Danuta W (1248)
Sunday January 1, 2012, 1:29 am
thanks for sharing

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Sunday January 1, 2012, 3:04 am
We often underestimate the intelligence of animals.
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