Think chimpanzee beds are dirtier than human ones? Think again

Researchers from North Carolina State University investigated chimpanzees’ treetop dwellings in Tanzania to see how the cleanliness of a human bed “compares with some of our closest evolutionary relatives” who “make their own beds daily,” a new study released Tuesday said.

Think chimpanzee beds are dirtier than human ones? Think again

Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) appear to keep tidier sleeping arrangements than humans do. That's one finding of a recent study that evaluated the microbes and arthropods found in the treetop ...

Tue 15 May 18 from Phys.org

Think chimpanzee beds are dirtier than human ones? Think again, Wed 16 May 18 from ScienceDaily

Think Your Bed Is Clean? A Chimp's Is Cleaner.

Human beds are teeming with more body microbes than the beds of chimpanzees.

Thu 17 May 18 from Livescience

Unlike humans, chimps don't sleep in their own fecal bacteria - CNET

Chimpanzee nests are pretty clean compared with human beds.

Thu 17 May 18 from CNET

Who Has the 'Cleaner' Bed: Chimps or Humans?

For the first time, scientists have compared microbes in human and chimpanzee sleeping areas. The findings may surprise you.

Wed 16 May 18 from National Geographic

Chimpanzees 'keep their beds cleaner than humans'

The great apes build complex tree nests out of branches and leaves in which they sleep. And they set an example the average human teenager would find tough to follow.

Wed 16 May 18 from Daily Mail

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