These Monkeys Understand Economics and Intentionally Steal High-Ticket Items to Barter for Better Food, Study Finds

Some of you all may be familiar with the crime ring of long-tailed macaque monkeys that reside around the Uluwatu Temple in Bali, Indonesia, who were thrust into infamy a few years ago for stealing from tourists and holding the ransom until they were paid in food. As if that visual weren’t mind-blowing enough, a new…Read more...

These Monkeys Understand Economics and Intentionally Steal High-Ticket Items to Barter for Better Food, Study Finds

Some of you all may be familiar with the crime ring of long-tailed macaque monkeys that reside around the Uluwatu Temple in Bali, Indonesia, who were thrust into infamy a few years ago for stealing from tourists and holding the ransom until they were paid in food. As if that visual weren’t mind-blowing enough, a new…

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