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Monkey Vocabulary Decoded

From short ‘tsiks’ and ‘ekks’ to drawn-out ‘phees’ — all […]

Chimp Females Who Leave Home Postpone Parenthood

Wild chimpanzee females in western Tanzania who leave home or […]

Bonobos Help Strangers Without Being Asked

A passer-by drops something and you spring to pick it […]

Kent State Researchers Help Find Pathologic Hallmarks of Alzheimer’s Disease in Aged Chimpanzee Brains

Dementia affects one-third of all people older than 65 years […]

Long-Term Sexual Intimidation May Be Widespread in Primate Societies

After observing the mating habits of chacma baboons living in […]

Why Are Primates Big-Brained? Researchers’ Answer Is Food for Thought

Brain size in primates is predicted by diet, an analysis […]

Monkeys Can Make Stone Tools, but They Don’t Use Them

The capuchin monkeys of Serra da Capivara National Park in […]

Decoding of Tarsier Genome Reveals Ties to Humans

Small enough to fit into the palm of your hand, […]