Image for Chimpcam: The Movie

Chimpcam: The Movie

Duration: 01:27

It took thousands of years of human ingenuity for humans to invent video, but these ordinary chimps at Edinburgh Zoo have grasped something of the technology in just 18 months. This is the culmination of Besty Herrelko's research project with the chimps at the zoo: providing them with a video camera and screen, this is the first ever film recorded entirely by chimps.

Available since: Wed 27 Jan 2010

Credits

Narrator
Stuart McQuarrie
Participant
Betsy Herrelko
Producer
John Capener

This clip is from

Natural World 2009-2010, The Chimpcam Project

11/14 A research project gives chimps a special camera to find out how they see the world.

First broadcast: 27 Jan 2010

Image for The Chimpcam Project Not currently available on BBC iPlayer

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss