Thursday, March 2, 2017

Lethal aggression in pan troglodyte, or, Killer Chimps!

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In homo sapiens, males account for 90% of the perpetrators of homicide, and 77% of victims (FBI data). The percentages for chimpanzees/bonobos are 92% and 73%. Maybe that Darwin fellow was onto something.



Lethal aggression in Pan is better explained by adaptive strategies than human impacts

Nature
 
513,
 
414–417
 
 
doi:10.1038/nature13727
Received
 
Accepted
 
Published online
 

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