"Tool Use Behavior" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Modifying, carrying, or manipulating an item external to itself by an animal, before using it to effect a change on the environment or itself (from Beck, Animal Tool Behavior, 1980).
|Tool Use Behavior
- Tool Use Behavior
- Behavior, Tool Use
- Behaviors, Tool Use
- Tool Use Behaviors
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Chimpanzees create and modify probe tools functionally: A study with zoo-housed chimpanzees. Am J Primatol. 2015 Feb; 77(2):162-70.
Preliminary assessment of methods used to demonstrate nut-cracking behavior to five captive chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Folia Primatol (Basel). 2010; 81(4):224-32.