Natural World: The Chimpcam Project

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How can a chimpanzee to see the world? A research project at Edinburgh Zoo is designed to answer that question in a new and innovative way – by training chimpanzees to use video screens to play and give them a special chimp-proof camera.

How will they react to the tools in evolutionary terms are a few million years ahead of them? Specializing in chimpanzees Herrelko Betsy finds out, trying to communicate with chimpanzees using video technology has its trials and tribulations, as power struggles, bites and fights in the way of the directors of hairy chimpanzee.

However, at the end of the program we have the privilege of seeing the world’s first film, shot by chimpanzees.

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