Predation on mammals by chimpanzees in the montane forest of Kahuzi, Zaire

  title={Predation on mammals by chimpanzees in the montane forest of Kahuzi, Zaire},
  author={Kanyunyi Basabose and Juichi Yamagiwa},
The rate of predation on mammals by chimpanzees was determined from carcasses and from fecal specimens found on fresh trails during a 16-month period in the montane forest of Kahuzi-Biega National Park, Zaire. A unit-group of semi-habituated chimpanzees, composed of 22 – 23 individuals including 8 adult or adolescent males, appeared to kill about 18 – 30 mammalian prey (16 – 28Cercopithecus monkeys) per year, if the multiple kills by chimpanzees were not considered. A juvenile l'Hoest's monkey… CONTINUE READING
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