“Every male knows where he stands in society,
who can torture him, who he can torture,
and who the torturee can torture.”
Prof Robert Sapolsky thinks we can learn a lot from baboons. He ought to know, he’s been studying them for four decades.
This is an segment of the excellent documentary documentary Stress: Portrait of a killer and looks at what happens when all the alpha-males in a troop of baboons die because they won the fight to eat meat from a dump that turned out to be poisonous….
See for yourself what happens…
- Stress – portrait of a killer https://recoverynetworktoronto.wordpress.com/2012/10/10/stress-portrait-of-a-killer/