Apes can sort animals into biological categories

From I fucking love science

The apes were shown to be able to sort animals based at the class level, though they could also match animals belonging to the same genus and species in certain circumstances. Lead researcher Dr. Jennifer Vonk notes: “This finding suggests that orangutans, and perhaps gorillas, may share an underlying conceptual process with humans.”

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