Adolescent male chimpanzees at Ngogo, Kibale National Park, Uganda have decided dominance relationships.

@article{Sherrow2012AdolescentMC,
  title={Adolescent male chimpanzees at Ngogo, Kibale National Park, Uganda have decided dominance relationships.},
  author={Hogan M. Sherrow},
  journal={Folia primatologica; international journal of primatology},
  year={2012},
  volume={83 2},
  pages={67-75}
}
Dominance relationships are common among primates, and are usually the result of resource competition. Adult male chimpanzees have pronounced dominance relationships, and can be ranked relative to one another in dominance hierarchies. Adult male chimpanzees achieve, and maintain, high rank through a combination of physical size, strength and political ability. Dominance in male chimpanzees has very real benefits as high-ranking males have priority access to resources and potential mates, and… CONTINUE READING

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