Chimps raised as pets and performers suffer long-term social handicaps, study finds | The Washington Post

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Chimps raised as pets and performers suffer long-term social handicaps, study finds (via The Washington Post)

By Rachel Feltman, September 23, 2014 — When chimps are raised as pets, they lose their ability to form strong social bonds with other members of their own species — even if they appear to thrive in sanctuaries as adults. It goes without saying that a chimpanzee raised to interact with humans will act differently than other chimps. But according to new research… (Read more)

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