Infanticide in chimpanzees: Review of cases and a new within-group observation from the Kanyawara study group in Kibale National Park

@article{Arcadi2007InfanticideIC,
  title={Infanticide in chimpanzees: Review of cases and a new within-group observation from the Kanyawara study group in Kibale National Park},
  author={Adam Clark Arcadi and Richard W. Wrangham},
  journal={Primates},
  year={2007},
  volume={40},
  pages={337-351}
}
A prolonged attack on a mother and 2-year-old infant that resulted in the death of the infant was observed in the Kanyawara study group in Kibale National Park. The mother was a border-area resident who was first observed associating with unit-group males six years previously. The attackers were an adult male and an adult female with a 6-week-old infant clinging ventrally to her. The attack was unusual in several respects: it is the first time a male and a female chimpanzee have been observed… CONTINUE READING

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