Sex, Empathy, Jealousy: How Emotions And Behavior Of Other Primates Mirror Our Own — News : NPR

Primatologist Frans de Waal believes that the way humans experience emotion is not unique: “That’s a spectrum of behavior that we have, and the same thing is true for many other species.”(Image credit: AFP/Getty Images)

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Eight-tentacled cuddlebug… on Ecstasy – via NPR

The drug makes the usually antisocial creatures much more interested in friendly contact with other octopuses. It’s one more sign that the chemistry of social behavior has deep evolutionary roots.(Image credit: Tom Kleindinst/Marine Biological Laboratory)

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