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Adelie penguin
Pan troglodytes, similar to those observed in the Taï National Park.

A few studies have been used to promote the idea that prostitution exists among different species of animals such as Adélie penguins and chimpanzees.<ref name=BBC>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref><ref name=Cambridge>Prostitution in animals. The Cambridge Student</ref><ref name=Independent>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> Penguins use stones for building their nests. Based on a 1998 study, media reports stated<ref name=BBC/> that a shortage of stones led female Adélie penguins<ref>McKee, Maggie (2005-01-02) Mating in a Material World, National Wildlife Federation</ref><ref name=Cambridge/> to trade sex for stones. Some pair-bonded female penguins copulate with males who are not their mates and then take pebbles for their own nests.<ref name=BBC/>

Chimpanzees who seem to be trading food for sex are also said by some to be engaging in prostitution.<ref name=Independent/>


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Adelie penguin
Pan troglodytes, similar to those observed in the Taï National Park.

A few studies have been used to promote the idea that prostitution exists among different species of animals such as Adélie penguins and chimpanzees.<ref name=BBC>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref><ref name=Cambridge>Prostitution in animals. The Cambridge Student</ref><ref name=Independent>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> Penguins use stones for building their nests. Based on a 1998 study, media reports stated<ref name=BBC/> that a shortage of stones led female Adélie penguins<ref>McKee, Maggie (2005-01-02) Mating in a Material World, National Wildlife Federation</ref><ref name=Cambridge/> to trade sex for stones. Some pair-bonded female penguins copulate with males who are not their mates and then take pebbles for their own nests.<ref name=BBC/>

Chimpanzees who seem to be trading food for sex are also said by some to be engaging in prostitution.<ref name=Independent/>


Prostitution among animals sections
Intro  Penguins  Chimpanzees  Capuchin monkeys  See also  References  Further reading  

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