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Group of Vervet Monkeys

Caption: People could learn a lot from vervet monkeys. When vervets need to work together, they don't tell each other what to do or punish uncooperative behavior. But according to evidence reported on March 28 in the Cell Press journal Current Biology, they do get by, with a little patience.

Credit: Current Biology, Fruteau et al.

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Related news release: In solving social dilemmas, vervet monkeys get by with a little patience


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