It Takes a Village to Raise a Baboon Child, Too Researchers say friendly mothers are better mothers -- at least among baboons. A study in the journal Science found that baboon mothers with strong social connections were more likely to have babies that survived the critical first year of life.
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It Takes a Village to Raise a Baboon Child, Too

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It Takes a Village to Raise a Baboon Child, Too

It Takes a Village to Raise a Baboon Child, Too

It Takes a Village to Raise a Baboon Child, Too

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Researchers say friendly mothers are better mothers — at least among baboons. A study in the journal Science found that baboon mothers with strong social connections were more likely to have babies that survived the critical first year of life.