Chimpanzees sniff out strangers and family members

Chimpanzees sniff out strangers and family members 2

Primates, including humans, are usually thought of as visual animals with reduced reliance on the sense of smell. In behavioral experiments, biologists have now found that chimpanzees use olfaction as a prime mode of investigation, and that they recognize group members and kin using olfactory cues. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/10/181024083346.htm