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2015-04-29 23:11:43

In her new book, 'The Bonobo Way: The Evolution of Peace through Pleasure,' sex therapist Dr.

chimps
2015-04-20 08:38:54

Humans may not be the only primates that are sometimes involved in the “world’s oldest profession,” as some experts believe that chimpanzees also participate in a form of prostitution – though instead of money changing hands, food is the currency featured in those transactions.

chimp spears
2015-04-16 08:57:11

Female chimpanzees create spears in order to stab their prey, suggesting that the ability to craft these kinds of weapons originated with early primates and that ancient humans may have hunted in a similar manner, according to a new Royal Society Open Science study.

2015-04-14 23:01:35

Chimpanzees are capable of some degree of planning for the future, in a manner similar to human children, while some species of monkeys struggle with this task, according to researchers at Georgia

human language
2015-04-01 09:18:00

Prevailing theories suggest that human language evolved slowly from a series of simple grunts and noises, to a complex spoken language between 75,000 and 100,000 years ago. But now, according to a new study in the journal Frontiers in Psychology, researchers believe the rise of complex language took place relatively rapidly, not as a series of gradual changes as has been described previously.

chimp fight
2015-01-29 17:22:35

When two kids get into a verbal sparring match on the playground, they often taunt each other about how tough their respective dads are, but when it comes to chimps, new research indicates that success in a fight tends to be more dependent upon the moms.

chimp eating banana
2015-01-19 14:16:38

Chimpanzees can modify their food call structure in relation to their favorite types of fruits and the size of the trees where those consumable can be found, according to new research published in the March 2015 edition of the journal Animal Behaviour.

orangutan
2015-01-10 13:29:43

An orangutan held in an Argentine zoo is a “non-human person” who has been unlawfully deprived of her freedom, ruled an appeals court in that country in December.

chimp
2015-01-04 10:11:22

Once again, an attorney and animal rights activist has failed in an attempt to have a chimp released from captivity using human rights laws.

2014-11-21 00:21:17

Long-standing relationship to be broadened to include television content development, movie co-production, content distribution and marketing cooperation SHANGHAI, Nov.


Latest Chimpanzee Reference Libraries

Ugandan Red Colobus, Procolobus tephrosceles
2012-06-21 13:36:08

The Ugandan red colobus (Procolobus tephrosceles) is a primate native to Africa. It is an Old World monkey that was not classified as its own species until 2001. Its range includes five areas of Uganda and Tanzania that equal 621.3 miles. These areas include the edge of Lake Victoria in Tanzania and Kibale National Park in Uganda, where the largest population is thought to be located. The preferred habitat of this monkey depends on its location, and it some areas, sustainable habitat is...

42_b930844f51804cc26e959c61a14dff26
2007-01-02 11:10:29

The bonobo (Pan paniscus), until recently is usually called the pygmy chimpanzee and less often the dwarf or gracile chimpanzee. It is one of the two species of chimpanzees. Physical characteristics Its head is smaller than that of the Common Chimpanzee but has a higher forehead. It has a black face with pink lips, small ears, wide nostrils, and long hair on its head. Females have slightly prominent breasts in contrast to the flat breasts of other female apes, though not as prominent...

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Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.