Well lets see Chimpanzees use slender small sticks to get ants out of ant hills and fire ants have been known to cut down weeds and use them to build bridges over small streams of water.
Chimpanzees have also been known to sharpen sticks to use as weapons.
Birds of all types use sticks to build nests with. Some of them build some fairly elaborate nests.
Gorillas have been seen using sticks like the one in the photo to see how deep the water is.
Many monkey species have been observed in the wild using stone hammers to open nuts, sea shells, and crabs.
So yes many animals do use tools much like humans do.
In addition to what crazyhorseghost has mentioned, the otter uses a stone to open clams and mussels and chickens ingest small stones to grind of their food since they do not have teeth.
Crows have been known to bend a piece of wire into the shape of a hook in order to get food out of a bottle ....
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