‘Laid-back’ bonobos take a shine to belligerents

Cozying up to unhelpful peers, not cooperators, may motivate these apes

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HELP UNWANTED  Bonobos, such as this adult male housed at an African sanctuary, prefer individuals who hinder others over those that help, a new study finds. In contrast, humans typically favor helpers over hinderers, starting in infancy.

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