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A team or researchers has found male vervet monkeys copy the behavior of others, a phenomenon he calls “cultural transmission.”
People could learn a lot from vervet monkeys. When vervets need to work together, they don't tell each other what to do or punish uncooperative behavior. But according to evidence reported on March 28 in the Cell Press journal Current Biology, they do get by, with a little patience.
Among vervet monkeys, social learning is strongly influenced by matrilineal family members.
The green monkey (Chlorocebus sabaeus), an Old World monkey, is also commonly known as the Callithrix monkey. It is thought by some that members of the genus Chlorocebus are actually one widespread species, known as Cercopithecus aethiops. This sole species has also been named the green monkey, creating confusion in distinguishing Chlorocebus sabaeus as the green monkey. The range of the green monkey extends from West Africa and Senegal to the Volta River, and these monkeys have also...
The Vervet monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus), or just simply Vervet, is an African Old World monkey. This species is classified into the family Cercopithecidae. The term can also refer to all of the members of their genus, Chlorocebus. Vervets are commonly found around South Africa, where they are classified as vermin. Sources indicate that these monkeys must go through life in constant danger of being killed by people. In South Africa, these creatures can be killed in any method without...
- totally perplexed and mixed up.