Monkey dentist by Tanto Yensen (8 images)

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A young monkey plays dentist as it inspects the teeth of an older member of its pack, looking for any lingering scraps of food. The Japanese macaque spent around 30 minutes tending to the dental hygiene of its elder, at Taman Safari, in Bogor, Indonesia.

The monkeys take great care when it comes to their dental hygiene, normally cleaning their teeth after every meal, which are known to be remarkably strong. They are also known to 'floss' their teeth, and pass on their dental...
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