Chimpanzee gestures can be understood by fellow primates such as humans

Gestures by chimpanzees and bonobos can be understood by humans, a fellow great ape

Chimpanzees and bonobos use dozens of gestures to communicate with each other. They might be a request or an instruction. For example, as you can see in the Infographic below, a scratching movement across a chimpanzee’s torso means “please groom me”. Or a directed push …

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Child strikes dog with plastic bottle for fun. “Parents teach your children”.

Child hits a dog in a public place for no reason

Being a grumpy old man never having had children, I dislike children! I know some people will dislike me for saying that but I’ve done it. One reason is because they almost inevitably misbehave. And the reason behind that is poor parenting. This is a …

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Georgia woman allegedly tries to murder her neighbour over barking dogs

Fonda Spratt

NEWS AND COMMENT: This is a snapshot of modern life when stresses build up in what was probably a neighbour dispute over barking dogs. My guess is that the stresses built up to the point where this Georgia woman, Fonda Spratt, 56, lost her cool …

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