Friends Good for You (Baboon Edition)
ScienceDaily: For female baboons, too, it’s good to have friends:
Female baboons that maintain closer ties with other members of their troop live substantially longer than do those whose social bonds are less stable, a recent study has found. The researchers say that the findings add to evidence in animals from mice to humans that social bonds have real adaptive value.
Posted by Will Baum, LCSW