Re: Tool Use

Bob Casanova (
Mon, 9 Jan 1995 18:32:32 GMT

In article <> (Bert Gambini, WBFO Development/Air Staff) writes:
>From: (Bert Gambini, WBFO Development/Air Staff)
>Subject: Re: Tool Use
>Date: Mon, 9 Jan 1995 01:51:00 GMT

>Would someone post examples of species other than homo sapiens
>which use tools. I was told that some baboons use rocks to
>scare away predators: true or false?

I don't know about the baboons, but Pacific sea otters use rocks to crack
shellfish (abalone?), and at least one species of seabird (terns?) drop
shellfish on rocks to crack them.

>Bert Gambini

Bob C.
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