Mozu ... & the Evolution of Morality
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Meet Mozu, a handicapped snow monkey, whose story may tell us something about how humans evolved moral feelings.

Mozu was born without hands or feet in a free-ranging troop in Japan. Mozu could not climb. Still, the other members of Mozu's troop did not move in the trees above her at a pace that would leave her behind, despite their ability to do so. They seemed cognizant and also tolerant of Mozu's handicap. Primatologist Frans de Waal claims that such observations help inform us that some moral sentiments seem rooted in human ancestry.

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