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Chimpanzees use silent smiles as complex as humans

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A new study has revealed that chimpanzees have the same types of smiles as humans when laughing, which suggests these smile types evolved from positive expressions of ancestral apes. The new findings from suggest that chimpanzees' communication is more similar to humans than was previously known.

Period10 Jun 2015 → 10 Jun 2015

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TitleThe Today Programme
Media name/outletBBC Radio 4
Media typeRadio
Duration/Length/SizeRadio and online
Date10/06/15
PersonsKim A. Bard, Marina Davila Ross
TitleChimpanzee Flexibly Use Facial Expressions And Vocalizations
Media name/outletScience Newsline
Duration/Length/Sizeonline
Date10/06/15
URLwww.sciencenewsline.com/articles/2015061020590034.html
PersonsKim A. Bard, Marina Davila Ross

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