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Chimps are one of the most wild apes and they are predators that hunt for sport, apes aren’t domesticated so a chimp will rip your face off just for the heck of it. A Gorilla or an Orangutang can do the same but as they don’t exhibit predatory behavior they would only do it when threatened.

So I would actually say that Chimps are the closest on the mean scale to humans because we are quite dickish and often just for the sake of being a dick since long term planning can make it beneficial in many cases.




At the other extreme are bonobos:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bonobo#Peacefulness


The black monolith picked the wrong apes...




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