The Chimpcam Project Gives Cameras to Edinburgh Zoo Chimpanzees

Techrevolutionary: Chimps-Turned-Filmmakers

The Chimpcam Project Gives Cameras to Edinburgh Zoo Chimpanzees

Eleven tech-savvy chimps at the Edinburgh Zoo aren't just playing with orange boxes, they're using special cameras inside to shoot their own footage. As part of a documentary airing on BBC on Jan. 27, The Chimpcam Project shows them experiencing video streaming, using touchscreen technology, and recording their world with these orange boxes. Since chimpanzees can't yet talk (in ways we can understand), I've created my own dialogue for the "film" — check it out when you start this tech-evolutionary slideshow!

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