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Boy moms more social in chimpanzees

Nearly four decades of observations of Tanzanian chimpanzees has revealed that the mothers of sons are about 25 percent more social than the mothers of daughters. Boy moms were found to spend about two hours more per day ...

dateNov 24, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Scatological clues lead to an intimate view

The guys were all stressed out. There were new infants in the community, and the guys knew from experience that that's when invaders were likely to come and kill the babies, particularly the male infants. This annual threat ...

dateMar 04, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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