Do female chimps have menstrual cycles?

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Do female chimps have menstrual cycles?
« on: 05/12/2010 12:30:03 »
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Do female chimps have menstrual cycles?

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Do female chimps have menstrual cycles?
« Reply #1 on: 08/12/2010 06:59:12 »
All mammals will have ovulation cycles.  I assume that would include menstruation if the egg isn't fertilized.

Except, perhaps the Duck billed Platypus.

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Do female chimps have menstrual cycles?
« Reply #2 on: 05/01/2011 03:11:26 »
In the wild female Chimpanzees have been shown to use the medicinal properties of a certain plant that relieves period pain.
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