JAN 22, 2013 06:47 AM PST

Why Are Chimps Stronger Than Humans?

WRITTEN BY: Jennifer Ellis
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The last several years have seen a number of horrific maulings at the hands of chimpanzees. How can animals that share 99 percent of their genes with us, yet are only a fraction of our weight, possess such amazing strength? (Scientific American)
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