Wild chimpanzees eat tortoises after cracking them open against tree trunks

Wild chimpanzees eat tortoises after cracking them open against tree trunks

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Researchers have observed wild chimpanzees in the Loango National Park, Gabon, eating tortoises. They describe the first observations of this potentially cultural behavior where chimpanzees hit tortoises against tree trunks until the tortoises' shells break open and then feed on the meat.

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