Monthly Archives: September 2012

Monkeys playing on slide?

Watching juvenile Barbary macaques playing on a dead tree trunk shows that it is not only human kids (and adults!) who enjoy playing on slide. Monkey kids seem to enjoy this game too! Proof in video: Sandra

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New Paper on Post-Conflict Affiliation

A new paperĀ from our team has just been published in the journal Animal Behaviour. The paper focuses on bystander post-conflict affiliation (i.e. the friendly post-conflict interaction between one of the former opponents and an individual not involved in the conflict) … Continue reading

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Interspecific Cooperation?

There are several stray dogs living at our field site that depend largely on food brought by tourists intended for the monkeys. Although dogs are a potential predator to Barbary macaques, these dogs seem to be aware of this and … Continue reading

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