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Research Article

Dogs (Canis familiaris), but Not Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes), Understand Imperative Pointing

  • Katharina C. Kirchhofer mail,

    katharina.kirchhofer@gmail.com

    Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany

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  • Felizitas Zimmermann,

    Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany

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  • Juliane Kaminski,

    Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany

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  • Michael Tomasello

    Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany

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  • Published: February 08, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0030913

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 10 Feb 2012 at 22:53 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Discovery News
Title: “Dogs Really Do Understand Us Best : Discovery News”
http://news.discovery.com...

Publication: New Zealand Herland
Title: “Dogs trump chimps in smart stakes - National - NZ Herald News”
http://www.nzherald.co.nz...

Publication: Metronieuws.nl
Title: “Hond slimmer dan chimp -- Metro”
http://www.metronieuws.nl...

Publication: HLN.be
Title: “Wie is het slimst? Hond versus chimpansee - Bedreigde Dieren - HLN”
http://www.hln.be/hln/nl/...

Publication: Eureka Alert
Title: “Dogs succeed while chimps fail at following finger pointing”
http://www.eurekalert.org...

Publication: Daily Mail
Title: “Are dogs cleverer than chimps? Man's best friend is swifter on the uptake, says study | Mail Online”
http://www.dailymail.co.u...

Publication: SwellPets.co.uk
Title: “Dogs 'understand humans better than chimps' | Buy Products for Dogs”
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