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Chimpanzee Gangs Kill for Land

donsutherland1

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Not unlike their biological cousins, humans, chimpanzees also engage in aggression aimed at seizing rivals' land. LiveScience.com revealed:

Chimp-on-chimp attacks in the wild are very common, especially among small packs of males on patrol. Now research suggests the motive for these crimes is to gain territory...

"The take-home is clear and simple," said researcher John Mitani of the University of Michigan. "Chimpanzees kill each other. They kill their neighbors. Up until now, we have not known why. Our observations indicate that they do so to expand their territories at the expense of their victims."
 
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Prostitution, murder, expansionist war, chimps are looking more human all the time. We should let them run for office. They'd probably do better than a lot of current politicians.
 

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Prostitution, murder, expansionist war, chimps are looking more human all the time. We should let them run for office. They'd probably do better than a lot of current politicians.
God, if I had more courage and wasn't on the brink of getting banned......
 

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who says we didnt evolve from apes?
 
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