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Primate sex crime?

From lay reading and popular science I understand that male chimpanzees are aggressive and extremely political. My question is, is the killing of adult female by adult male chimpanzees a thing? Is it a hazard of sexual contact for the female? Has it been observed, and if so, are there any explanations? Notes: I understand anthropomorphic concerns are not relevant framing for understanding ape sex. I have no difficulty with any of the terms used here: Primate Ifo Net. I've had a quick look through here: Sexual Coercion in Primates and Humans, and it doesn't answer the question. [more inside]
posted by glasseyes on Oct 13, 2014 - 5 answers

Bonobo exhibit hours at Cincinnati Zoo

What time does the Cincinnati Zoo bonobo exhibit close? [more inside]
posted by lemoncakeisalie on Nov 25, 2012 - 7 answers

Gorillas in zoos

Does anyone know why there seems to only be western lowland gorilla at zoos? [more inside]
posted by ChloeMills on Sep 15, 2009 - 8 answers

how do you shave a gorilla?

how do you shave a gorilla? [more inside]
posted by krautland on Sep 17, 2006 - 8 answers

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