Chimpanzees in the wild reduced to 'forest ghettos'

June 9, 2019 - General

Urban expansion and hunting have pushed chimpanzees, humanity’s closest relative in the animal kingdom, into shrinking islets of wildness, top experts said Tuesday after a three-day meeting in Germany.

All four sub-species of the African chimpanzee are threatened with extinction, with at least one – the western
chimpanzee – declining in number by more than 80 percent over three generations
[Credit: Rob Elliott/AFP]All four…

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