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Monkeys do not start to resemble their parents before puberty

20:00 EDT 18 Oct 2018 | AAAS

(Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology) Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology and the University of Leipzig presented experienced human raters with digital images of rhesus macaques of different ages and asked them to identify related individuals. They found that although infant rhesus macaque faces are individually distinguishable, only just before they reach puberty can offspring be matched correctly to the faces of their parents.

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