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Deceit for Personal Gain: Humans aren't the only onesIntentional deceit is not restricted to humans

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Intentional deceit is not restricted to humans; Some monkeys use simple forms of deceit.

Researchers designed an experiment to test three types of primates for their ability to deceive.
'. . . Subordinate monkeys of all three species went straight for the food when their dominant partner was not around. But as soon as the dominant monkey was introduced, they held back. . .'
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