Primate hunting by bonobos at LuiKotale, Salonga National Park

  title={Primate hunting by bonobos at LuiKotale, Salonga National Park},
  author={M. Surbeck and G. Hohmann},
  journal={Current Biology},
  • M. Surbeck, G. Hohmann
  • Published 2008
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Current Biology
  • Summary Chimpanzees ( Pan troglodytes ) and bonobos ( P. paniscus ) hunt and consume the meat of various mammals. While chimpanzees frequently hunt in groups for arboreal, group-living monkey species [1,2], bonobos are thought to focus on medium-sized terrestrial prey, such as forest antelopes, squirrels and other rodents, which are caught opportunistically by single individuals [3]. The absence of monkey hunting by bonobos is often used to illustrate the divergent evolution of the two Pan… CONTINUE READING
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