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Female Gorillas Go Through Menopause, Zoo Study Shows

Posted Oct 01 2008 8:20pm
They may not experience hot flashes, mood swings, or migraines, but female gorillas reach menopause just like human women do, according to a new study of gorillas at 17 U.S. zoos. "Menopause has typically been viewed as a strictly human phenomenon," said Sylvia Atsalis, a primatologist at Brookfield Zoo in Chicago, Illinois, who co-directed the study. "Now we know that may not be the case."

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