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Chimpanzee Infanticide at the LA Zoo: Common Occurrence or Cause For Alarm?

Gracies with her infant, on May 14, 2012.

Sometimes, zoo animals behave unnaturally. Most animals on display at zoos are not really designed for captive living. If you’ve been to a zoo, no doubt you’ve noticed evidence of this: a tiger who paces back and forth, or a monkey that does nothing but circle the enclosure. Life in captivity can even result in [...]

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