New cases of inter-community infanticide by Male Chimpanzees at Ngogo, Kibale National Park, Uganda

@article{Watts2007NewCO,
  title={New cases of inter-community infanticide by Male Chimpanzees at Ngogo, Kibale National Park, Uganda},
  author={D. Watts and Hogan M. Sherrow and J. Mitani},
  journal={Primates},
  year={2007},
  volume={43},
  pages={263-270}
}
Infanticide by males has been recorded in four chimpanzee populations, including that in Kibale National Park, Uganda. Some infanticidal attacks occur during inter-community aggression. The sexual selection hypothesis does not easily explain these attacks because they may not directly increase male mating opportunities. However, females in the attackers’ community may benefit by expanding their foraging ranges and thereby improving their reproductive success; thus infanticide may increase male… Expand

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