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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
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Chimpanzees are our closest relatives. They share 98% of our DNA, and it's easy to find in them so many common traits that make them so similar to us. Showing teeth is a way to communicate between chimps, especially between high-ranking males.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Uganda
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Christian Passeri