Frans de Waal’s TEDx talk on “Moral Behavior in Animals,” including the well-known “Monkeys reject equal pay” study.
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In the basement of a capuchin Church in Via Veneto here in Roma lies a very macabre little crypt which is open to the public. Here the skeletal remains of 4,000 Monks/Friars who died between 1600 and 1800 decorate the walls of each little room where they were laid to rest. 241 more words
Female capuchins engage in “flirting” behaviors (proceptive behaviors) around around estrus (proceptivity). Typically these include making eye contact with a male, specific facial expressions (I’ve read utt described as “duck face” but the expressions I’ve seen most frequently I would describe as “creepy smiles”), twirling, run back and forth, and then turning to make eye contact again, and a rather shrill vocalization. 97 more words