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Chimpanzee battles

A number of outlets have reported a recently completed study of chimpanzee aggression and killing.  Evidently some have hypothesized that chimps killing each other was an unintended consequence of their contact with humans, including loss of habitat.   281 more words

Chimpanzees' 'lethal aggression' is a natural trait and is not influenced by human activity

An analysis of chimpanzee behaviour, using data from 22 different communities, has shown that chimpanzee aggression, including organised killings, is not influenced by human activity, but stems from natural, evolved tendencies. 529 more words



Here we are in the south-west corner of Rwanda, in the Nyungwe National Park.   This is chimpanzee and monkey territory.  We were greeted first thing by several monkeys just hanging out along the side of the road.  853 more words


On chimpanzees and Nash equilibria

This is a pretty cool study, I think.  Amongst other things, the authors compared the performance of pairs of chimpanzees in a zero-sum game to the performance of human pairs.  512 more words

Movie Review (Chimpanzee – 2012 Disney Documentary.)

Image Credit: http://nature.disney.com/chimpanzee/chimpanzee-characters (Oscar)

Image Credit: http://nature.disney.com/chimpanzee/chimpanzee-characters (Freddy)

Chimpanzee – 2012 Disney Documentary. This is a wonderful movie. It is a fun insight into the life of a young Chimpanzee named Oscar. 190 more words