Orangutan and human teenagers are more similar than we thought

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Caroline Schuppli

Just like human children and teens look to older role models for tips on how to behave, young primates spend a lot of time studying their elders, too.

Established research shows that once humans are old enough to tell the difference between males and females, we tend to mimic older people of the same gender.

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