Meerkats provide example of culture in non-humans
Posted by Rakuen Growlithe on Wed 7 Jul 2010 - 01:29 —
Edited by GreenReaper as of Fri 9 Jul 2010 - 01:20
Researchers studying meerkats have found different groups follow different traditions that are passed on non-genetically. They noticed that different meerkat groups wake up at different times, and that immigrants adjust to the group's traditional waking hour.
Read more: Multi-generational persistence of traditions in neighbouring meerkat groups
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I'm a South African fur, originally from Cape Town. I'm interested in science, writing, gaming, all sorts of furry stuff, Pokemon and some naughtier things too! I've dabbled in art before but prefer writing. You can find my fiction on SoFurry and non-fiction on Flayrah.
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