Herbert Terrace with Nim the chimpanzee

Herbert Terrace with Nim the chimpanzee

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Caption: Herbert Terrace with Nim Chimpsky the chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes), named after American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, and political activist Noam Chomsky. Psychologist Herbert Terrace of Columbia University is holding a puppet and the famous chimpanzee is signing "hug". Photographed during project Nim, an extended study of animal language acquisition conducted in the 1970s.

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