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Earlier relatives may have climbed out of family tree

The first study into rarely-documented ground nest-building by wild chimpanzees has offered new clues about the ancient transition of early hominins – our “human-like” ancestors – from sleeping in trees to sleeping on the ground. While most apes build nests in trees, the study, published in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology, focused on a […] … learn more→