Wild gorillas hum during dinner. – Seriously, Science?

By now, it’s becoming pretty clear that non-human primates are pretty musical: Gorillas have been shown to have individual tastes in music, and chimpanzees are pretty good drummers. In this study, the researchers observed wild gorillas in the Republic of Congo. They found that the gorillas produce certain vocalizations, which the researchers call “singing” or …

Source: Wild gorillas hum during dinner. – Seriously, Science?


About Excitable Ape

Today is the best day of my life! I am the Artist In Residence of the Chicago Council on Science and Technology. I work as an expert in science communication for Harvard University. Along with my wife, the comics artist Sharon Rosenzweig, I create comics and comic videos for the Annals of Internal Medicine. I express my passion for promoting science literacy by creating science education materials that makes people laugh out loud.
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