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.
They may not wear helmets and carry handcuffs, but chimps engage in impartial 'policing' of conflict, according to anthropologists led by Carel van Schaik, professor at the University of Zurich and Claudia Rudolf von Rohr.
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