A bitter war between chimps in the 1970s might be explained with social networking software

43 years ago, a group of chimpanzees that were once living peacefully in Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park suddenly split in two — one in the north area of the park, and the other in the south. The members, who once cohabited the same area, eventually became so territorial that those unlucky enough to wander into the rival group’s area without protection were killed, often brutally.

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