Chimps are also like humans in bad ways

Humans and chimpanzees have much in common. Even the majority of their DNA.

Humans have a bad reputation for overhunting some animals, but a new study suggests we’re not the only ones. Chimpanzees in Uganda have overhunted red colobus monkeys, causing their local population to fall to one-tenth of what it was just 33 years ago, a new study has found.

This is the first time a non-human primate has been shown to overhunt another, leading to a population decline. Learn more here.

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