Studies show that chimpanzees may be more intelligent that some humans! This is a game that lets you know if you have a better short-term memory than a chimp... good luck! This link is vital for my project because it shows that chimpanzees are smarter than they seem.
This article says that scientists tested monkeys and now believe that they can underderstand abstract properties. That means they have a higher IQ than the average toddler! That information is important because it claims that capuchins, chimps, and bonobos could outsmart youngsters.
Behold Koko the gorilla, even smarter than Kanzi and owner of an adorable kitten he named, "all ball". This video talks about Koko and tells you a little about who he really is and how brilliant he is. (He uses sign language to communicate with people!!!) I think this video is super cool to have in my presentation because Koko will blow your mind with how intelligent he seems for a gorilla.
This is an article that teaches you how intelligent gorillas really are. It shows examples of different gorillas that can do very human-like things. It's crucial for this collection because in order to understand how smart monkeys really can be, you have to be given facts and examples, which the article conveniently provides.
The article for this link leads you into the world of Kanzi, an amazingly smart bonobo that can use lexigrams to "talk" to people. He is a fast learner. This is good to include because it proves that monkeys are capable of awesome things like learning speech.