Monkeys have undergone evolution in facial appearance to avoid interbreeding

June 27, 2014 11:27 AM

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Monkeys have undergone evolution in facial appearance to avoid interbreeding

This discovery offers the best evidence yet for the role of visual cues as an obstacle to breeding across species.

According to a report from New York University and the University of Exeter, to avoid interbreeding with closely related and geographically proximate species, Old World monkeys have experienced a significant evolution in facial appearance.

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