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Does this monkey want to attack you? Take our quiz and find out!

  • David Yanofsky
By David Yanofsky

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Would you know an angry monkey if you saw one? A friendly monkey? A monkey very seriously considering whether it’s necessary to bite the human staring at its face?

No, to be honest, you probably wouldn’t. A recent study by researchers at the University of Lincoln found that we as a species are remarkably poor at interpreting the emotional states of our non-human fellow primates. Let’s see how good you are:

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