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BBC Earth (Asia) - - Nature - Anup Shah and Fiona Rogers are award-win­ning wildlife pho­tog­ra­phers who spe­cialise in pri­mates: www.shahrogers photography.com Dr Ben Gar­rod is an evo­lu­tion­ary bi­ol­o­gist, pri­ma­tol­o­gist and BBC pre­sen­ter. His TV cred­its in­clude BBC One’s At­ten­bor­ough an

We’ve all seen that per­son strut­ting down the high street, let­ting the world know they’re not some­one who can be pushed around. But such swag­ger­ing be­hav­iour didn’t first ap­pear in hu­mans. This fe­male long-tailed ma­caque in Bor­neo is vulnerable due to her tiny baby, so is go­ing on the of­fen­sive to as­sert her so­cial sta­tus. She has raised her eye­brows up high, pulled back her ears, ex­posed the skin around her eyes and is mak­ing eye con­tact.

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