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March 30, 2012
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Chimpanzee cops were the first police officers

They may not carry handcuffs, but chimps engage in impartial 'policing' of conflict

Indo-Asian News Service

LONDON — Some of the high ranking chimps practically uphold the 'law of the jungle' and maintain peace among warring groups and individuals of their kind, says a new study.

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