That ape’s got rhythm! Chimpanzees play drums just like humans (with music goodness). – Seriously, Science?

Drummers may have a reputation as being the wildest members of a band, but apparently they have nothing on chimpanzees. In this study, the authors describe “an episode of spontaneous drumming” by a captive chimp named Barney that has many properties usually associated with human drumming. Barney’s instrument of choice was an overturned bucket, and his …

Source: That ape’s got rhythm! Chimpanzees play drums just like humans (with music goodness). – Seriously, Science?

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