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Chimpanzees and humans share overlapping territories

Source: exeter.ac.uk

Chimpanzees and humans “overlap” in their use of forests and even villages, new research shows.

Scientists used camera traps to track the movements of western chimpanzees – a critically endangered species – in Guinea-Bissau.

Chimpanzees used areas away from villages and agriculture more intensively, but entered land used by humans to get fruit – especially when wild fruits were scarce. MORE