Impressing the Ladies: Forbidden Fruit & Powerful Gifts, Jungle Style
Here's the tip of the day to impress the ladies: risk a lot to bring a really sweet bit of forbidden fruit for her to pick over. Hey, science says so!
Male chimpanzees will risk serious injury to provide females with the "forbidden fruit" that they crave, reveals a study of chimps in western Africa.
The males advertise their prowess and impress potential mates by stealing papaya from local farms, researchers found.