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Department Head quoted in the New York Times

Dr. Frances White, the Head of the Anthropology Department, has been quoted in an article from the NY Times on female Bonobo behavior.

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“We’re equally related to chimps and bonobos, and we have their entire range of behavioral variation available to us,” Dr. White said. “We can be as aggressive as the chimpanzee, or as female-allied as the bonobo.”

The article titled, “In the Bonobo World, Female Camaraderie Prevails,” can be found here: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/13/science/bonobos-apes-matriarchy.html?_r=1 

Congratulations Dr. White!