Friday, February 23, 2007

Monkeys hug it out after separation

"We all do it: Give friends and family a peck on the cheek, a quick hug, or maybe even a nose rub to say hello. It's a way of assuring each other that we have no hostile intent, anthropologists say. Now, primatologists report that spider monkeys embrace intensely after a period of separation for exactly the same reason..."

hmm wonder if anyone spotted this for our local macques


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