Chimpanzees have Martial Tendencies
6. September 2017
Chimpanzees organize commando operations and raid their neighbours. Doing so, they take upon a great risk – what for, now asked a group of American scientists. These military raids shed blood and often prove fatal. But they seem to pay off: Chimps from the Kibale national park in Uganda have expanded their territory greatly through raids. Moreover, the expansive primate horde grew in numbers – and their life expectancy rose.
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