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2010-11-17 13:36:50

Orangutans threatened with extinction could be brought back from the brink with help from a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) statistician.

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2010-08-04 11:56:54

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.

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2010-08-03 09:12:06

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.

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2010-07-17 06:26:10

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.

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2010-06-17 11:40:00

Great ape gestures have intentional meaning and are made with the expectation of specific behavioral responses.

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2010-06-11 10:35:00

Park officials said Thursday that a 30-foot-long dead humpback whale washed ashore near Jones Beach State Park.

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2010-03-10 06:55:00

Research into the long calls of male Orangutans in Borneo has given scientists new insight into how these solitary apes communicate through dense jungle.

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2009-12-21 13:25:00

Conservationists have warned that the world has less than 20 years left to save the orangutan.

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2009-12-10 10:30:30

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.

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2009-11-26 07:20:00

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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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
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