By Isabella Nikolic For Mailonline
Published: 08:48 BST, 21 July 2019 | Updated: 20:07 BST, 21 July 2019
The gender-neutral toys movement may have been thwarted by a group of baboons after a new BBC documentary showed females playing with dolls and males playing with trucks.
An interest in gender-neutral toys has been steadily on the rise for years amid fears of reinforcing a societal male-female divide.
But a new BBC 2 documentary, Animals at Play, has revealed how differently the minds of the genders work, at least in baboons.
A new BBC 2 documentary, Animals at Play, has revealed how differently the minds of the genders work, at least in baboons. Pictured is a male baboon playing with a truck
For the first time ever, female baboons were spotted toting dolls around as though they were baby monkeys
Filmmakers introduced lots of different toys to different animals and observed how they played. Pictured is a baby Japanese macaque jumping into a handstand
Filmmakers introduced lots of