Naked chimpanzees suffering from alopecia brawl at British zoo

By Ben Hooper  |  March 10, 2016 at 2:36 PM
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ATHERSTONE, England, March 10 (UPI) -- A pair of naked chimpanzees suffering from hair-loss condition alopecia got into a scuffle at a British zoo and caused chaos in their enclosure.

The video, posted to YouTube by SloggerVlogger, was filmed March 5 at the Twycross Zoo in Atherstone, England and stars a pair of pink, hairless chimpanzees suffering from alopecia.

The chimpanzees, which the filmer indicated are brothers, were filmed chasing and hitting each other.

The fight between the two naked apes leads the rest of the enclosure's chimps, which appear to have retained their hair, to join in the chaos.

The uploader said none of the chimpanzees appeared to be seriously injured in the fracas.

"A few scratches and some minor wounds and probably a few more scars," the video's description reads.

Alopecia, a condition that can also affect humans, has been known to affect chimpanzees that suffered from stress or trauma.

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