Conference Explores Mental Abilities of the Chimp

Chimps are more human than you might think. They empathize with one another, cooperate to solve problems, and even lie sometimes.

Dr. Elizabeth Lonsdorf, director of the Fisher Center at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo, is one of the organizers of the "Mind of the Chimpanzee" conference being held this weekend in Chicago. It's being billed as the first major conference addressing the mental capacities of chimpanzees.

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