Cooperative hunting roles among taï chimpanzees

  title={Cooperative hunting roles among ta{\"i} chimpanzees},
  author={Christophe Boesch},
  journal={Human Nature},
  • C. Boesch
  • Published 1 March 2002
  • Biology
  • Human Nature
All known chimpanzee populations have been observed to hunt small mammals for meat. Detailed observations have shown, however, that hunting strategies differ considerably between populations, with some merely collecting prey that happens to pass by while others hunt in coordinated groups to chase fast-moving prey. Of all known populations, Taï chimpanzees exhibit the highest level of cooperation when hunting. Some of the group hunting roles require elaborate coordination with other hunters as… 

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