Natural disasters have a way of bringing people together to rebuild. Now, researchers reporting in the journal Current Biology on April 8 have found that the same is true for rhesus macaques. The new study reports that after a major hurricane hit Puerto Rico, macaques living on Cayo Santiago Island became more tolerant of each other and sought new social connections.
After Hurricane Maria, rhesus macaques in Puerto Rico sought out new social relationships
- 8. 4 2021 (06:00)