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What Are Chimpanzees Intelligent As Humans?

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As we share 98 per cent of our DNA with these great apes, is it possible that they can be as intelligent as humans? It is impossible to know how exactly how an animal thinks but research has shown that chimpanzees are very intelligent animals and in some aspects they are more intelligent than humans. Chimpanzees can solve puzzles, play with objects and have been witnessed to mourn the death of other chimpanzees. When tested against humans challenging their mental agility and short and long term memory, the chimpanzees won with no difficulty. Yet, a memory test is no sufficient way of testing ones’ intelligence. However, successful problem solving skills demonstrates that the chimp has a complex brain that can comprehend and adapt to different
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