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Orangutan Fishes With A Spear

We call ourselves the most evolved of the Species with an ability to do things and can handle tools.

But an Orangutan is found fishing with a Spear after watching local Fishermen!


Tool use among orangutans was first documented by Carel van Schaik. In 1994, Carel observed orangutans developing tools to help themselves eat, while conducting field work in Gunung Leuser National Park, in the northwest Sumatra…
“a male orangutan, clinging precariously to overhanging branches, flails the water with a pole, trying desperately to spear a passing fish…

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