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Who knew that chimpanzees [love / lovely] to dance? They also like to clap along to music, and nod their head, [top / tap] their feet and move in time [with / without] the rhythm. A new study shows that chimpanzees could appreciate [music / musical] . The researchers are from Kyoto University in Japan. They say their study could help [them / us] understand how early humans developed an interest [in / on] music. Researchers Dr Yuko Hattori and professor Masaki Tomonaga [conducted / conducting] tests on seven chimps. They played the [grapes / apes] six two-minute songs on a piano for six days. The researchers said the chimps had a [definitely / definite] sense of rhythm and it changed their mood. The male chimpanzees seemed to [respond / response] to the melodies more than the females.

The researchers wrote that chimpanzees could have [past / passed] on a liking for music and dance to [early / fast] humans millions of years ago. This could have happened via a [common / coming] ancestor around six million years ago. The researchers said the study suggested that [your / our] love of dancing was deep [inside / insider] the earliest humans. Dr Hattori said: "Chimpanzees dance to some [extent / exert] in the same way as humans." She added: "In humans, listening to music [cases / causes] rhythmic movement, suggesting a close connection between the [audit / auditory] and motor areas in the brain." She [believes / beliefs] the research could shed light on the evolution of dancing in humans and why we love melody and rhythm so [many / much] .

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