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|Tango01||27 Jun 2016 11:49 a.m. PST|
… friends, just like humans.
"Though they're separated by 25 million years of evolution, monkeys and humans share at least one common fact of life: both choose to have a less engaged social life at old age.
The conclusion was made by researchers at the German Primate Center in Goettingen, Germany, who followed a group of Barbary macaques at a French wildlife park. The monkeys varied from age 4 to age 29 (that's equivalent to age 105 in humans).
During the course of several weeks, the team recorded how the monkeys interacted with objects like novel toys baited with food, how often they groomed friends or fought and how they responded to social cues like photos and haul recordings from friends or strangers…"
Full article here
|RavenscraftCybernetics ||27 Jun 2016 2:18 p.m. PST|
life's too short to put up with assholes.
|jpattern2||27 Jun 2016 6:43 p.m. PST|
|Tango01||28 Jun 2016 11:46 a.m. PST|