Of course Twitter and Facebook are all the rage, but the power of social networks didn’t start just in the digital age. A new study on squirrel monkeys reported in Current Biology, a Cell Press publication, on June 27 finds that monkeys with the strongest social networks catch on fastest to the latest in foraging crazes. They are monkey trendsters.
Credit: Current Biology, Claidiere et al.
[ Read the Article: Strong Social Networks Help Monkeys Adopt New Trends ]