Paper argues that animals have social structures that are sufficiently varied to be justified as separate "cultures"

Seems sensible; to me it points to our speciesist default of wanting to assume the uniqueness of any traits we consider valuable to humans alone.

@cwebber Whether other animals have culture or language has been debated for a long time. It seems pretty clear now that some do, although to nowhere near the same extent that humans do.

@bob yep, I definitely believe that humans have culture in a *greater* capacity than animals, yeah. The default of assuming "oh yeah other animals have none of these things" is the bit that troubles me and seems speciesist

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