Latest Ape Stories
New research from the University of Zurich reveals male orangutans as quite the travel planners. Not only do these primates set out their routes a day in advance, they also share these plans with their travel mates.
As humans, we tend to think of ourselves as much more evolved than our fellow primates. However, new research from biologists has revealed the human foot is much closer to the feet of great apes than previously thought.
Orangutans have been known as the king of swingers, but finding that the apes come down from the trees to forage or to travel could lead to implications for conservation efforts.
According to a new study, led by University of Texas at Austin anthropologists Gabrielle A. Russo and Liza Shapiro, the 9- to 7-million-year-old ape from Italy did not, in fact, walk habitually on two legs.
Monkeys with the strongest social networks tend to be 'trendsetters' and early adopters of the latest foraging trends, according to new research published Thursday in journal Current Biology.
An international team of researchers has discovered the oldest known fossil primate skeleton, which could shed light of the evolutionary divergence between the lineage leading to modern monkeys, apes and humans on one side and the lineage leading to tarsiers on the other.
The Wildlife Conservation Society recently released a manual on protecting great apes in Central African forests.
Two fossil discoveries have revealed new details about the evolutionary divergence of apes and Old World monkeys, such as macaques and baboons, according to a report published in the journal Nature.
According to a new study, hunting in the African rainforests doesn't just jeopardize animal populations – it can also have lasting consequences for fruit trees as well as other forms of forest vegetation.
The Smithsonian National Zoological park in Washington, DC has joined 12 other zoos around the world and has recently begun using Apple iPads to interact with a zoo favorite: orangutans.
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