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Chimpanzees appear to mourn their dead infants just like humans, scientists have discovered.
Chimpanzee mothers establish close physical relationships with their young, carrying them for up to two years and nursing them until they are six.
But now scientists have filmed how one chimpanzee mother, whose 16-month-old infant died, apparently begins the grieving process.
It's the latest evidence highlighting just how similar chimps and other great apes are to humans
We share something like 98% of our DNA with Chimps, more than any other animal, even more than the 97% we shared with Neanderthal's with whom we interbred. Not sure I follow that logic completely since we don't interbreed with Chimps but those are the numbers they give us so I suppose it matters which 2-3% don't match.
Originally posted by predator0187
I had to share this because it is a great thing to prove how similar we are to each other. We have spent so long thinking that we are "above" all animals out there, only to be proven wrong time and time again.