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Orangutans threatened with extinction could be brought back from the brink with help from a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) statistician.
In a study involving the first-ever daily energy expenditure measurements in apes, a researcher from Washington University in St Louis and his team have determined that orangutans living in a large indoor/outdoor habitat used less energy, relative to body mass, than nearly any eutherian mammal ever measured, including sedentary humans.
Blue whales are able to synchronize the pitch of their calls with an extremely high level of accuracy, and a very slim margin of error from call to call, according to a new study of the blue whale population in the eastern North Pacific.
An official said Friday that Indonesia will reserve thousands of hectares of forest in Borneo island for about 200 captive orangutans, which will be released in a conservation drive.
Great ape gestures have intentional meaning and are made with the expectation of specific behavioral responses.
Park officials said Thursday that a 30-foot-long dead humpback whale washed ashore near Jones Beach State Park.
Research into the long calls of male Orangutans in Borneo has given scientists new insight into how these solitary apes communicate through dense jungle.
Conservationists have warned that the world has less than 20 years left to save the orangutan.
Researchers' theory: An increase in population size may mean sounds used in mate competition need not travel as far as before; acoustic information extracted from songs could be useful population monitoring tool.
Veterinarians have been tracking three orangutans they implanted with tiny transmitters as part of efforts to protect the endangered primates once they reintroduce them to the wild, a Malaysian official said Monday.
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