Female chimps used tool in hunting

April 16, 2015 1:53 AM

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In 2007, a study about the hunting behaviors of Fongoli chimpanzees made headlines after researchers found out that they use hunting tools to do so. The Fongoli chimpanzees were the only mammals known to do so, other than humans.

In a continuing effort to understand the hunting behaviors of Fongoli chimpanzees, researchers continued to monitor them. Continued study revealed another interesting fact about the group, the female Fongoli chimpanzees are the one that normally uses hunting tools called chimps hinting spears.

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