Chimps are warlike

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Chimps are warlike

Nature of war: Chimps inherently violent; Study disproves theory that 'chimpanzee wars' are sparked by human influence

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September 17, 2014

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Lincoln Park Zoo

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Of all of the world's species, humans and chimpanzees are some of the only species to coordinate attacks on their own members. Since Jane Goodall introduced lethal inter-community killings, primatologists have debated the concept of warfare in this genus. New research from an international coalition of ape researchers has shed new light on the subject, suggesting that human encroachment and interference is not, as previous researchers have claimed, an influential predictor of chimp-on-chimp aggression.

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The study began as a response to a growing number of commentators claiming that chimpanzee violence was caused by human impacts. "This is an important question to get right. If we are using chimpanzees as a model for understanding human violence, we need to know what really causes chimpanzees to be violent," said University of Minnesota researcher Michael L. Wilson, lead author on the study.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140917131816.htm

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they just need to learn that


they just need to learn that EVOLUTION is behind their warlike behavior and causes their tribalism. they need to accept that they're not a separate species! until then, chimps are poison, PERIOD. and to my millions of detractors, no MORONS, i don't want to ban chimps by force, that would be a utopia, though some people stupidly think that's what i mean by poison. even if you say you don't think that, i know you really DO!

(shit, i spelled everything right.)

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 Fucking racist chimps. 

 Fucking racist chimps. 


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Vastet wrote: Of all of the

Vastet wrote:
Of all of the world's species, humans and chimpanzees are some of the only species to coordinate attacks on their own members.

 

                                

   Perhaps they should look more closely at the behavior of lions if they believe ( quite stupidly ) that chimps are the only non-human species to engage in this type of lethal "problem solving".  

 


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iwbiek wrote: they just need

iwbiek wrote:

they just need to learn that EVOLUTION is behind their warlike behavior and causes their tribalism. they need to accept that they're not a separate species! until then, chimps are poison, PERIOD. and to my millions of detractors, no MORONS, i don't want to ban chimps by force, that would be a utopia, though some people stupidly think that's what i mean by poison. even if you say you don't think that, i know you really DO!

(shit, i spelled everything right.)

Shouldn't poison be all caps? Just curious.


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                    Ants and intraspecies warfare:                 http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/ants-and-the-art-of-war

                    Baboons and intraspecies warfare:          http://news.bbc.co.uk/earth/hi/earth_news/newsid_8400000/8400019.stm

                    Lions and intraspecies warfare:                http://www.bengalclassifieds.com/news/2009/06/30/lions-form-gangs-to-win-turf-wars/


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                    Ants and intraspecies warfare:                 http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/ants-and-the-art-of-war

                    Baboons and intraspecies warfare:          http://news.bbc.co.uk/earth/hi/earth_news/newsid_8400000/8400019.stm

                    Lions and intraspecies warfare:                http://www.bengalclassifieds.com/news/2009/06/30/lions-form-gangs-to-win-turf-wars/

In Costa Rica it is amazing to watch ants. They function very efficiently as a group and really get the shit done, that needs to be done.


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Technically they said we

Technically they said we were two of a very few species, not the only two. They way it was worded was poor.

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digitalbeachbum wrote:In

digitalbeachbum wrote:

In Costa Rica it is amazing to watch ants.

 

          In Texas, the Brazillian fire ants number in the billions.  They have already wreaked havoc upon some native species.


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Vastet wrote:Technically

Vastet wrote:
Technically they said we were two of a very few species, not the only two. They way it was worded was poor.

 

                       Ah, yes. I see now.