Monday, March 10, 2008

Do Monkeys Pay for Sex?

I heard there's some prostitution news today, is this it?.
From Time:
It turns out that one of humanity's oldest professions may be even older than we thought: In a recent study of macaque monkeys in Indonesia, researchers found that male primates "paid" for sexual access to females — and that the going rate for such access dwindled as the number of available females went up....MORE

The researchers got a "no comment" from monkey #9.