Female monkeys give more attention to masculine males

For male rhesus macaques hoping to woo a mate, it just might help to look a little macho.While researchers have long suspected that differing facial features among male and female primates of the same species may play a role in mate choice, the draw of ‘facial masculinity’ has remained understudied outside of human subjects.To better understand how female monkeys perceive these traits, primatologists observed free-range rhesus macaques over a series of ‘looking-experiments.’The study revealed...