Chimps prefer human crops, scientists find — and it’s better for them

Entering agricultural areas to eat crops puts chimps at risk of injury or death, but a growing body of research suggests that the nutritional benefits of cultivated food keep chimps coming back.

Mongabay

Last updated on 18 June 2020

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Agriculture and hunting
Species: 
Pan troglodytes
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals