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Unformatted text preview: • Mother love is very different in mammals in comparison to reptiles • Mammals teach • Are affectionate • Reptiles are not • Kids look towards a mother’s face to learn • Learns fast/well • Parents give guidance Nelson 2 • Dolphin mothers discipline their child when they misbehave then console it afterwards • A lot of physical comfort/ contact • Maternal love is addictive • Is a beta endorphin that maintains affection manner • Similar to morphine • Contact promotes calmness • Elephants are very maternal • Play allows development of survival skills • Play strengthens neurons • Practice for later dangers • Shows that animals posses imagination...
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