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Alpha Baboons and Stress

Beta Male Baboons Teach Us How To De-Stress

Rev. Dr. James A. Kowalski | Posted 10.02.2011 | Healthy Living
Rev. Dr. James A. Kowalski

After studying alpha baboon males for more than nine years, Laurence R. Gesquiere's team reported that the alphas have as much stress as the lowest-ranking males. It seems that fighting off challengers and guarding access to fertile females comes at a price.