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UCLA research reveals how new behaviors appear and spread among capuchin monkeys

20:00 EDT 22 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(University of California - Los Angeles) A study led by UCLA professor of anthropology Susan Perry reveals that older, sociable capuchins are prone to inventing more new types of social behaviors, many of which seem to function either as tests of friendship or displays against enemies. Other behaviors the researchers observed involved games, new ways to interact with infants and novel forms of sexual interaction.

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