Bonobos get far-sighted with age, just like us

Monday, November 7, 2016 - 12:41 in Biology & Nature

Bonobos can’t read. But if they could, they would need reading glasses when they hit middle age — just like us. Scientists figured this out by spying on a colony of 14 wild bonobos living in a reserve in the Democratic Republic of Congo. When the primates groomed their companions, the younger members...

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