Sunday, 3 September 2017

How new behaviors appear and spread among capuchin monkeys


Date: August 24, 2017
Source: University of California - Los Angeles

Summary:
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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