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Chimps can re-learn grunts to communicate in new setting

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A chimpanzee hangs from a tree trunk in Kibale National Park in Uganda. A new study indicates that chimps prefer a specific tree for sleeping.

Katie Slocombe, lead author of the study, said the chimps were moved from Holland to Scotland, where they learned the grunts of the local chimps.

If you were to move to New York, chances are that you'll start picking up some of the slang and accent too!

Well, that's what happened to a group of Dutch chimps that were moved to Scotland. The study was published Thursday in the journal Current Biology. 

Katie Slocombe, one of the study's authors, joined Take Two to talk more about the study.

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