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54) Staring at an opponent is often part of a threat. This rhesus macaque shows the open mouth threat face used by many species of monkey. A female rhesus macaque holding an infant stares off camera at an opponent.

Notes: A female rhesus macaque holding an infant stares off camera at an opponent.
rhesus macaque - REE-sus ma-KACK
Question: Does staring have a meaning in human communication?
Photo © by: Frans de Waal

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