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    Orang & dog mystery

    Hypatia, this source (Groos) was sent to me & seems to have a large part of the answer. http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/freedom-learn/200901/the-value-play-iv-play-is-nature-s-way-teaching-us-new-skills...
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    Orang & dog mystery

    Hypatia, thanks; obviously raising in an unnatural enviro had its effects. But did you have any ideas about where such sociability/play potentials came from in a species noted for solitary ways? Pack/group immature animals play, to learn life skills. Maybe orangs play with mom? But the immense...
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    Orang & dog mystery

    This delightful video shows an orangutan playing with a dog, not to mention an elephant. http://video.aol.com/video-detail/the-orangutan-and-the-hound/1234581161 I know very little about animal behavior, so maybe someone knows? As far as I’ve read, orangs are solitary animals. In the...
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