Chimps with magic stove show evolutionary capacity for cooking

日期:2019-02-28 11:12:04 作者:翟滥 阅读:

By Kayt Sukel (Image: Alexandra Rosati) (Image: Kris Snibbe/Harvard University) Why try to gauge the ability of chimpanzees to grasp the concept of cooking? Cooking food spurred a fundamental change in the human species. Cooking makes many foods more digestible and allows us to extract more energy – things we need to sustain our large brains. But we don’t know when or how cooking evolved. By looking at our closest living relatives, chimpanzees,