Snack #18: Do The Monkey Dance

Today I read about a study made about Hainan Gibbons, a rare species of monkeys, and their dance habits. Dance, in that case, was considered synchronized rhythmic movement, and they were trying to see what was making them dance, and what can be deduced from it about human dance.


Important to note: Males don't dance, and gibbons "exhibit a polygynous mating system", with usually 2 females and 1 male.


They watched females and their dance habits around males, trying to see if they were dancing:

1. For social points