Further studies on predation by chimpanzees of the Mahale Mountains

  title={Further studies on predation by chimpanzees of the Mahale Mountains},
  author={Kenji Kawanaka},
Chimpanzees of the M-group in the Mahale Mountains, Tanzania, were seen to commit predation 15 times between May 1978 and July 1979. The data appear to suggest that they come to perform predation frequently in recent years. However, for evaluating long-term changes in their predatory disposition, several factors must be considered, such as changes in research formation, in the degree of habituation of the chimpanzees and in the influence of humans on prey animals. These factors should be also… CONTINUE READING
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