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Chimpanzees have been spotted attacking and killing gorillas in the wild for the first time


Updated 8:32 AM ET, Thu July 22, 2021

(CNN)  Chimpanzees‘ lethal attacks on gorillas in the wild have been observed for the first time, a team of researchers has said.

Experts observing dozens of chimps at Loango National Park in Gabon had expected them to be relaxed around gorillas.
But while the two species were usually playful, the researchers were surprised to witness occasional vicious attacks.

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