Dr. Chimpanzee prescribed 2 doses of bug ointment a day

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Chimpanzees in Gabon were spotted capturing bugs and applying them on wounds of other Chimps. Self-medicating in Chimpanzees is known, yet applying bugs to heal wounds has never been seen before. Scientists think these are signs of empathetic behavior, similar to humans.

 

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