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41) These young macaques are using in a play bout a form of touch used by adults to initiate a sexual interaction. The animal standing on four feet is presenting her rear end to a partner. He responds by touching her hips and standing. Two young macaques from a mixed species captive group. The female stands quadrupedally while the male stands behind her.

Notes: Two young macaques from a mixed species captive group. The female stands quadrupedally while the male stands behind her.
macaques -- ma-KACKS
Warning: The next four slides include graphic primate sexual behavior
Photo © by: Irwin Bernstein

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