Unprecedented Footage of Chimps Eating Tortoises Reveals Surprising New Ability

Chimpanzees, humans’ closest relatives, have been known to eat a rich and varied diet including, but not limited to, Mountain Dew and baby chimps. Now, for the first time, we can add tortoises to that list, thanks to a new paper published Thursday in Scientific Reports. In addition to showing a new food source, the videos depict sophisticated behaviors never before seen in chimps.

In the paper, the team from the University of Osnabrück and the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary...

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