The Gombe Chimpanzee War

Between 1974 and 1978, a tribal war raged in Tanzania. After the death of a local leader, two rival factions were formed which engaged in classic guerrilla warfare. In the end, the northern group systematically eliminated the southern group, killing nearly all of them–even the children–and kidnapping the survivors.

But the unique factor in this war was that all of the participants were Chimpanzees.

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