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These monkeys avoid sick friends by sniffing their poo

Mandrills, they're just like us!

Alice Percher

Grooming event between a female mandrill (groomer) and her son (groomee).

Even if you're touchy-feely with your friends, your sense of self-preservation probably prevents you from giving your buddy Joe a big'ol bear hug when he's clearly got a cold. I mean look, Joe, we're not going to say you can't hang out with us because of that runny nose, but no, you can't have a sip of my soda

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