09 October 2009

BBC: Monkey mothers 'coo' over babies

BBC NEWS: Monkey mothers 'coo' over babies

The tender interactions between mothers and newborns might not be limited to humans, scientists report.
Researchers have discovered that the way rhesus macaque mothers bond with their babies strikes a remarkable resemblance to human behaviour.
The females make exaggerated facial expressions, kiss-like contacts and gaze intently at their babies." …

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