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Chimpanzees Show Impulsive Behaviors In Cooperating For Food
2014-06-13 10:04:38

Researchers from the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, discovered in a new study that chimpanzees within a socially contained setting, impulsively cooperate with each other, selecting a partner of their choosing.

2014-06-10 12:24:00

NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION PROGRAM WILL ENHANCE AND IMPROVE AMERICA'S NATIONAL PARKS WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The

2014-06-03 23:17:00

Artists of All Ages Asked to Answer the Call of the Wild – Through Art, Fashion and Photography - Opportunity to Win Cash Prizes and Inclusion in Special Exhibit in Miami, Florida

Ebola Vaccine Is Safe And Can Produce Strong Immune Response In Chimpanzees: Study
2014-05-27 03:16:32

The first conservation-specific vaccine trial on captive chimpanzees has proved a vaccine against Ebola virus is both safe and capable of producing a robust immune response in chimpanzees.

Chimpanzees Show Similar Personality Traits To Humans
2014-05-07 03:38:57

Chimpanzees have almost the same personality traits as humans, and they are structured almost identically, according to new work led by researchers at Georgia State University.

Chimpanzees Prefer Ugandan Ironwood For Their Beds
2014-04-17 11:39:03

Chimpanzees may select a certain type of wood, Ugandan Ironwood, over other options for its firm, stable, and resilient properties to make their bed

2014-04-14 12:30:48

DODOcase to launch line of custom designed iPad Air cases, iPad mini cases and iPhone 5/5S cases to support Disneynature's new big-screen adventure film "Bears" and the National Park Foundation.

Liberia Is Home To The Second Largest Chimpanzee Population In West Africa
2014-04-10 12:30:18

When Liberia enters the news it is usually in the context of civil war, economic crisis, poverty or a disease outbreak such as the recent emergence of Ebola in West Africa. Liberia’s status as a biodiversity hotspot and the fact that it is home to some of the last viable and threatened wildlife populations in West Africa has received little media attention in the past.

Chimps Use Gestures When Searching For Food
2014-01-18 05:28:41

Chimpanzees are able to communicate with gestures to search for a piece of food, according to a study appearing in the January 16 edition of the journal Nature Communications.

Through The Stomach Is The Way To A Chimpanzee's Heart
2014-01-16 13:38:29

Chimpanzees who share their food with others have higher levels of the hormone oxytocin in their urine


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...

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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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