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2015-04-09 23:00:50

Two cardiologists with Sentara Heart Hospital volunteer to screen orangutans' hearts at the Virginia Zoo. NORFOLK, VA (PRWEB) April 09, 2015 Orangutans

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2015-02-06 14:24:56

Researchers have discovered the first evidence that South American monkeys originated in Africa and crossed the Atlantic Ocean to reach their new home.

Saimiri vanzolinii
2015-01-14 16:56:00

Thanks to an extensive research effort by a large international team, endangered monkeys in the Amazon have been found to be much more diverse than previously thought.

crows
2014-12-19 14:58:31

Poor crows.

2014-10-22 23:09:37

Climate scientists, high-profile television, film and theatrical works, and ethical business honored with Pongo Environmental Award at Orang Utan Republik Foundation's Annual Fundraiser.

roots of human altruism
2014-08-29 03:00:23

Apes hardly ever act selflessly without being solicited by others; humans often do. What has caused this curious divergence, which is arguably the secret to our species’ unparalleled success?

orangutan conservation
2014-07-18 03:45:37

Protecting the forest homes of orangutans is the most cost-effective way of boosting the great apes’ chances of survival in the long-run, international scientists have found.

Wild Gorillas Signal Using Odor
2014-07-10 03:02:41

Silverback gorillas appear to use odor as a form of communication to other gorillas

Early Humans May Have Evolved Bigger Brains Eating Insects
2014-07-03 07:31:38

A new study, led by Washington University in St. Louis, suggests that seasonal diet changes may have played a role in the development of bigger brains and higher-level cognitive functions in human ancestors and other primates.

Bornean Orangutans Coming Down From The Trees
2014-02-14 05:10:36

Orangutans have always been seen as tree dwellers, but the latest study from researchers at the University of Leicester says these apes are coming down from their castles more often than scientists knew.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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