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Apes and humans not only share traits such as opposable thumbs, expressive faces and social systems, they also have in common the ability to understand numbers, researchers say.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 04, 2013, 12:13
A new study with a troop of zoo baboons and lots of peanuts shows that the ability to understand numbers is shared by man and his primate cousins.
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Surprisingly, high-ranking male baboons recover more quickly from injuries and are less likely to become ill than other males, says a new study.
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A study on monkeys has suggested that some of the mental processing involved in reading evolved separately from the specialised language centres that are unique to human brains.
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A new study has shown that alpha-male chacma baboons allow lower-ranking males to mate with their females as a way to protect the dominant male``s own offspring in their absence.
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