Data from: Targeted Helping and Cooperation in Zoo-living Chimpanzees and Bonobos

Suska Nolte & Josep Call
Directly comparing the behaviour of our two closest living relatives, chimpanzees and bonobos, during prosocial tasks is essential to deepen our understanding about the evolution of human prosociality. We examined whether helpers of six dyads of chimpanzees and bonobos transferred tools to a conspecific. In experiment ‘Helping’, transferring a tool did not benefit the helper while in experiment ‘Cooperation’ the helper only obtained a reward by transferring the correct tool. Chimpanzees did not share tools...
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