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Watching this legend at work is potentially more entertaining than watching a human take on the course. 

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Tumblr Thread on Ape Sign Language Is a Feels Trip

There have been a few high profile cases of researchers teaching gorillas and chimps sign language. Here Tumblr shares some of the dark and incredible moments with different apes and ASL. For some more everyday moments of animal intelligence, here are the most creepily intelligent things peoples pets have done. For some interesting tumblr animal stuff, here's an informative thread on how cats became domesticated.

Stories of sad and wholesome ape sign language from tumblr | Even more interestingly, after Washoe and Loulis bonded, she started teaching him American Sign Language same way human parents teach their children only took Loulis days to learn his first Washoe. and aside the seven that his human handlers learned around him. he learned to speak in ASL just as
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Well, the odds of a "planet of the apes" scenario just shot through the roof. Pretty soon he's gonna be contacting other chimps, they're gonna organize, and it'll be all over for people. We had a good run, I think.

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14 Rattled Zookeepers Share The Craziest Things They've Seen Animals Do

These zookeepers experienced some alarmingly close brushes with unexpectedly dangerous animals. Whatever you might see in an animal's appearance is just that; it's what's taking place in the brain that occupies their skull, you need be wary of. With no way to understand animals on a verbal level, we've gotta fall back on our crazy thing called an animal instinct. 

people who work at zoos tell stories about animals
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I've heard plenty of hilarious tales of chimpanzees doing their thing, and letting shit fly at one another; but this has gotta be the first time I've witnessed a chimpanzee letting loose a shit-coated pitch of straight up rancid nastiness, for an old lady, no less. 

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