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Posts tagged baboons

February 13, 2014

 

A baboon sits in a tree

For Baboons, Second Best Isn’t Always So Bad

When losing is winning in the complicated social world of baboons.

September 27, 2003

 

Baboons and Abstract Thought

It may come as a surprise if I told you that scientists have recently made discoveries that suggest baboons are capable of abstract thought. You probably thought that only apes, the actual evolutionary predecessors of humans, could think abstractly.

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