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Chimp genius

Duration: 02:16

Chimpanzee Ayumu can perform memory tasks that most humans quite simply find impossible. With only a one in 362,000 chance of getting the right answer by accident, it is clear that Ayumu has a very special mind.

Available since: Wed 8 Feb 2012


Series Producer
Jo Shinner
Production Assistant
Sarah Walker
Production Manager
Wendhy Sierra
Liz Bonnin
John Humphrys
Simon Bell
Assistant Producer
Giles Badger
Assistant Producer
Sophie Lanfear

This clip is from

Super Smart Animals Episode 1

1/2 Liz Bonnin embarks on a worldwide search for the planet's most intelligent animals.

First broadcast: 08 Feb 2012

Image for Episode 1 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer

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