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Contact: Al Setka
Great Ape Trust of Iowa

Pointing Behavior by Great Ape Trust Bonobos

Caption: Kanzi, shown with Great Ape Trust researcher Liz Rubert-Pugh, routinely points to lexigram symbols to express his thoughts. He also points in response to conversation, as a human would, a topic addressed in a paper on pointing behavior by Great Ape Trust scientists.

Credit: Great Ape Trust

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