From Tears to Screams: An Observation of the Crested Capuchin at the Santa Ana Zoo


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From Tears to Screams: An Observation of The Crested Capuchin at the Santa Ana Zoo
Being so like us, primates have long captured the human imagination, enough so to study them intensely as we begin to understand our relationship to the natural world. Observing primates in person can really attest to the undeniable characteristics they share with humans. They have shown us interesting patterns of behavior and culture that can then be closely associated with the behaviors of our humanoid ancestors. Although it may be sometimes difficult to imagine that the primate may be more like us than unlike us, it is indisputable that their social structures and social interactions are much more similar to us than different.
One particular primate, the...
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