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Just like humans then . . .
« on: April 30, 2018, 07:04:07 PM »
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How scientists taught monkeys the concept of money. Not long after, the first prostitute monkey appeared.
You may have thought things like currency or money are concepts known solely by man – something which differentiates humans from animals. Some might have a sense of ownership, besides of course territory, but trading and the likes haven’t been observed in any other species besides homo sapiens. However, in 2005, an economist/psychologist duo from Yale managed to teach seven capuchin monkeys how to use money, and I’m pretty sure from here on some of you might be able to guess what happened from there on.

https://www.zmescience.com/research/how-scientists-tught-monkeys-the-concept-of-money-not-long-after-the-first-prostitute-monkey-appeared/
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Re: Just like humans then . . .
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2018, 07:25:04 PM »
Wow they done fucked up the animal kingdom lol

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Re: Just like humans then . . .
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2018, 03:21:31 PM »
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How scientists taught monkeys the concept of money. Not long after, the first prostitute monkey appeared.
You may have thought things like currency or money are concepts known solely by man – something which differentiates humans from animals. Some might have a sense of ownership, besides of course territory, but trading and the likes haven’t been observed in any other species besides homo sapiens. However, in 2005, an economist/psychologist duo from Yale managed to teach seven capuchin monkeys how to use money, and I’m pretty sure from here on some of you might be able to guess what happened from there on.

https://www.zmescience.com/research/how-scientists-tught-monkeys-the-concept-of-money-not-long-after-the-first-prostitute-monkey-appeared/

:rofl: That's hilarious!
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