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It was a grisly sight: a murdered chimpanzee, his body beaten, bloodied—and partially cannibalized—by the community he used to lead. Rare video captures the deadly end to a tale of chimpanzee social politics. Researchers had been observing a group of chimpanzees in Senegal since 2005. They identified one chimp, Foudouko, as the alpha leader. Two years later he fell from power, overthrown by a group of younger males. He lived on the outskirts of the group for years before attempting to return in mid-2013. He was killed by his former followers, a rare instance in which a chimp was killed within its own community. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe #NationalGeographic #Chimpanzee #RareVideo About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta Read more in "In Rare Killing, Chimpanzees Cannibalize Former Leader" https://bit.ly/2FALn1N Aftermath of a Chimpanzee Murder Caught in Rare Video | National Geographic https://youtu.be/kNCX44Tf1Ns National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo

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