Monkeys have undergone evolution in facial appearance to avoid interbreeding

June 27, 2014 11:27 AM

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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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