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Maternal Support Affects Bonobos’ Mating Success

Maternal Support Affects Bonobos’ Mating Success

Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology have recently reported a new discovery regarding apes’ behavior, specifically the Bonobo species. According to their study, maternal support affects male Bonobos’ chances of mating, even when the ape is ranked ...

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Do Monkeys ‘Pay’ for Sex?

Do Monkeys ‘Pay’ for Sex?

A recent study conducted in Indonesia shows that male primates “paid” for sexual access to females in the form of pre-sex rituals, and that the success of these rituals was reduced as the number of available females went up. Although ...

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