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A Coalition of Chimps Killed Infant Gorillas: Why Researchers Must Stop Playing “Prime Directive” in the Wild

We are not living in the Star Trek Universe.

Photo by Dušan veverkolog on Unsplash

Twice in the past two years, a coalition of chimpanzees (pan troglodytes troglodytes) attacked a group of western lowland gorillas (gorilla gorilla gorilla) and killed two infant gorillas. They ate one.

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Lee G. Hornbrook

Lee G. Hornbrook

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