Humans not guilty in shaping chimpanzee, bonobo behavior | Media Relations.
UO’s Frances White and doctoral student are part of international team that analyzed behavior patterns of the two African apes.
EUGENE, Ore. — Sept. 17, 2014 — Human encroachment has not turned chimpanzees and bonobos into warmongers bent on violence and infanticide as many people have theorized. The behavior comes naturally, report 30 international researchers, including University of Oregon anthropologist Frances White, in the Sept. 18 issue of Nature.
CSWS Note: Frances White is a CSWS faculty affiliate.