Image Gallery: Adorable Vervet Monkeys Conform to Peers

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Vervet Monkeys

Credit: Image © Erica van de Waal
Vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus aethiops) are Old World Monkeys native to Africa. A recent study showed that vervets conform to the eating preferences of…Read More »

their peers. Above: Adult male, Dublin, feeding on pink-dyed corn with juveniles from his group.   Less «
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