Chimpanzee Politics: Election-Year Lessons On Power And Reconciliation

NPR-October 27, 2012

Status-striving alliances and coalitions, acts of deception and moments of reconciliation are all found among Arnhem chimpanzees. Sounds familar? De Waal concluded that human political activity seems to be  part of an evolutionary heritage we share with our close relatives.”(Read full story here.)

Does a primate politico peer down from his stump
And label each ape as “that chimp” or “That chump?”

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