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Posts tagged monkeys

August 2, 2019


Monkey Bonding Through Grooming

Monkeys use grooming to reinforce male-female mate bonds as well as same sex friendship bonds.

July 1, 2019


Monkeys That Chew Their Cud

Proboscis monkeys from Borneo and cows have something in common: they both chew their cuds.

May 10, 2019


The Parrot’s Surprising Evolutionary Past

When scientists studied parrot genes involved in brain development, they were surprised to find some unexpected similarities with humans.

April 8, 2019


Gambling Monkeys

A recent study shows that monkeys place a high value on satisfying their curiosity.

March 29, 2018


The Neurobiology of Jealousy

Scientists made titi monkeys jealous to study what a jealous brain looked like.

November 21, 2017


Happy Thanksgiving!

Food Science Round-Up

Read some of our best posts about food and science to get ready for Thanksgiving.

July 14, 2016



Dad Called Dibs: First Pick for Feasting

An organism's niche is what it needs to grow and survive. One way to coexist is to use different resources, also known as niche partitioning.

May 5, 2016



Spiteful Monkeys

Capuchin monkeys punish fellow chimps for taking more than their fair share.

July 21, 2015



Curious Monkeys  

Monkeys will make sacrifices to satisfy their curiosity.

March 24, 2014



Are Chimps Self-Aware?

The jury is still out on whether or not chimps are self-aware. Actually, the same goes for young children.

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