Video: Autistic Monkeys?
In our June issue, staff writer Andrea Garwrylewski writes about how some of the rhesus monkeys at the California National Primate Research Center whose mothers had been given an injection of autism-associated antibodies were behaving oddly. Specifically, some would climb to the top of their chain-linked cages and flip over backwards, over and over. This video shows one monkey displaying the backflipping behavior.
Video provided by David Amaral, University of California, Davis