Barbary ape plays with a toy truck
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Monkey test shows gender choices

An experiment seems to back the theory that male monkeys choose traditional boy toys above dolls, which female monkeys choose to play with.

The experiment, which was conducted at the Woburn Safari Park, in Bedfordshire with Barbary macaques, formed part of a Horizon investigation into the differences between male and female brains.

  • 29 Sep 2014