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Baboons form cliques too!

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Baboons form cliques too!

Post  Doogs on Wed May 13, 2015 1:32 pm

Monkeys hang out with friends with similar personalities - just like humans

Experts at the University of Cambridge and ZSL London spent five years studying the social interactions in two troops of chacma baboons
Animals in Namibia were shown to form cliques with similar characteristics
Experts say groups may stop new skills being shared with the wider troop
Study was conducted over five years - the longest of its kind

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3078298/Baboons-form-cliques-Monkeys-hang-friends-similar-personalities-just-like-humans.html#ixzz3a1McAWNt
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Post  whitestarling on Thu May 14, 2015 11:01 am

Thanks for that Doogs, to be honest I'm not really surprised at the findings of that study we have so many genes, and behavioural traights in common

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Post  Doogs on Wed May 20, 2015 1:54 pm

I Agree WS, I wasn' really surprised either !
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