Chimps Use &Spears& to Hunt Mammals, Study Says

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2007/02/070222-chimps-spears.html

New info concerning evolution: Chimps actually using spears to hunt. Side includes a video. “No fewer than 22 times, researchers documented wild chimpanzees on an African savanna fashioning sticks into ‘spears’ to hunt small primates called lesser bush babies. In each case a chimpanzee modified a branch by breaking off one or two ends and, frequently, using its teeth to sharpen the stick. The ape then jabbed the spear into hollows in tree trunks where bush babies sleep.”

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