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Because I care
james_nicoll
From Martha Adams of rec.arts.sf.fandom

I'm afraid this line of reasoning, or something very like it, takes
us somewhere. Of all the species here on Terra, only us homo sapiens
came to technology; and even among us, you see from National Geographic
and from reading your local news, very few did.


(there's more fun Martha stuff in that article)

Also posted at Dreamwidth, where there are comment count unavailable comment(s); comment here or there.

Of all the species here on Terra, only us homo sapiens came to technology;

Has anyone checked to see if chimps can figure out how to use sex toys?

Yes. They've been observed to make do in the wild.

I vaguely recall that dolphins do.