Meet the primate prodigy: Natasha the chimp genius stuns scientists with her human-like levels of intelligence

Meet the primate prodigy: Natasha the chimp genius stuns scientists with her human-like levels of intelligence Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2120078/Natasha-chimp-genius-stuns-scientists-human-like-levels-intelligence.html#ixzz24hVKnkBM

It is widely thought that social intelligence is what really sets humans apart from primates.

But scientists may just have to rethink that view after being introduced to Natasha the ‘chimp genius’.

She has astounded researchers with her ability to manipulate situations and communicate with others in her species in a way they have never seen before.

Genius: Natasha, the 22-year-old chimpanzee, displays a level of social intelligence that is changing the way we view apes

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2120078/Natasha-chimp-genius-stuns-scientists-human-like-levels-intelligence.html#ixzz24hVSwPK8

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