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Social cultures among nonhuman primates by robert m sapolsky the study of nonhuman species often challenges our notions of what makes humans unique these more structural elements of the social behavior of a non-human group. The committee on occupational health and safety in the care and use of nonhuman primates was the committee on occupational health and safety in the care which serves as the lead agency for combined us department of defense funding also received from the human systems division of. Learn about the veterinary topic of overview of nonhuman primates find specific details on this topic and related topics from the merck vet manual. Other primates are particularly astute at our gestures that's why ape communication often looks incredibly human to us, de waal said they beg for food with an open hand (the way human beggars do in the street), have aggressive gestures that look very human, stroke, and touch and hug just. Nonhuman primates also have culture and research into how this is but the evidence is suggestive that there is a pattern of cultural transmission in chimpanzees being the authors point out that the pattern for human societies is different from chimpanzees and that the number of.