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Image credit: Female Bonobo Yawning / Elisa Demuru CC-BY-SA 4.0 via PeerJ

Is Yawning in Bonobos as Contagious as It’s in Humans?

With comparison of the “yawn contagion” effect between mankind and bonobos, the closest evolutionary cousins of humans, scientists have found that both species are similarly quick to catch a yawn from mere acquaintances or strangers. However on the other hand, a friendly relationship between individuals would be more important to […]

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