Lions eat chimpanzees: The first evidence of predation by lions on wild chimpanzees

@article{Tsukahara1993LionsEC,
  title={Lions eat chimpanzees: The first evidence of predation by lions on wild chimpanzees},
  author={Takahiro Tsukahara},
  journal={American Journal of Primatology},
  year={1993},
  volume={29}
}
  • T. Tsukahara
  • Published 1993
  • Biology, Medicine
  • American Journal of Primatology
No report has confirmed predation on wild chimpanzees by lions. Recently, at least two lions visited the Mahale Mountains National Park, Tanzania. Chimpanzee remains, including hairs, bones, and a tooth, were found in four samples of lion feces between June and September 1989. The discovery of each fecal sample, widely separated in time, combined with analyses of daily attendance records and fecal contents, suggests that at least four chimpanzees, including two adult females, an old adolescent… 
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