Female chimps hunt with tools more than males

April 16, 2015 12:00 PM

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New York: Chimpanzees living in savanna woodlands at Fongoli in Senegal use tools to hunt their prey and females are more inclined to use them than males, says a new research.

The savanna chimps at Fongoli are the only non-human population to consistently hunt prey with tools, the researchers noted. Jill Pruetz, National Geographic Emerging Explorer, first reported savanna chimps were using tools to hunt prey in 2007.

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