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Discuss: How do animals make friends?
« on: 18/05/2015 16:26:51 »
Humans, like all other primates, are a sociable bunch and we tend to pick friends who are fairly similar to us in terms of education, religion, personality and so on. Now researchers studying a troop of wild Chacma baboons living in Namibia have discovered that these animals pick their buddies in the same way, tending to hang around with animals that share similar personality traits. To find out more about these cliquey monkeys, Kat Arney took a trip to London Zoo to meet primate expert Guy Cowlishaw, who was part of the study team.
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