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An Australian behavioral ecologist working in Bolivia says she has discovered wild spider monkeys control their diets in a way similar to that of humans. Annika Felton of the Australian National University and colleagues spent a year in the Bolivian rainforest observing the monkeys' feeding habits. Felton said tight regulation of daily protein intake is known to play a role in the development of obesity in humans, and the findings from her research suggest the evolutionary origins of such...
Behavioral ecologists working in Bolivia have found that wild spider monkeys control their diets in a similar way to humans, contrary to what has been thought up to now.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.