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I am a love monkey as, perhaps, are we all

Like us, chimps calm each other with hugs, kisses

By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID — For most folks, a nice hug and some sympathy can help a bit after we get pushed around. Turns out, chimpanzees use hugs and kisses the same way.

And it works. Researchers studying people's closest genetic relatives found that stress was reduced in chimps that were victims of aggression if a third chimp stepped in to offer consolation.

(Full article here.)

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wechsler
Jun. 17th, 2008 09:54 am (UTC)
Ur html, it has a fail ;)
webcowgirl
Jun. 17th, 2008 09:55 am (UTC)
Re: Ur html, it has a fail ;)
Fixed, thank you for telling me I needed to monkey around with it.
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