The Smartest Chimp - Transcript
Ayumu is a chimpanzee. He lives in Japan. When he was four years old, he took a test. Three other chimps and some people took the test too. Ayumu was smarter than the other chimps. He was smarter than the people too. The test was very difficult. Some numbers appeared on a computer screen. After a minute, the numbers disappeared. Ayumu had to remember the numbers. He did very well. He remembered more than the other chimps and the people. Many people think that humans are better than animals in every way. But this is not true. Sometimes animals can surprise us. Animals are often faster and stronger. Animals are often better jumpers and swimmers. They can also dig and climb better than most humans can. Sometimes they are even smarter.