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Long-Term Memory Helps Chimps Remember Where The Food Is
2013-10-24 05:33:05

Chimpanzees rely on their long-term memory when searching for food throughout the rainforest, according to a new study published in the journal Animal Behavior.

Chimps Vocalize With Purpose
2013-10-17 11:40:38

After analyzing the calls of chimpanzees in the wild, scientists now believe these animals vocalize with a purpose rather than chant and howl at random.

Human Yawn Contagious To Chimps
2013-10-17 10:47:49

A new study has shown that the older a chimp is, the more likely it is to respond to a familiar human face yawning with a yawn of its own.

Young Bonobos Regulate Emotions Similar To Human Children
2013-10-15 08:13:32

Striking similarities between the emotional development of bonobos and that of human children have been discovered by researchers studying young bonobos in an African sanctuary.

Chimpanzees Choose Friendships Based On Similar Personality
2013-10-09 19:33:26

According to a new study published in the journal Evolution and Human Behavior, chimpanzees choose their friendships with others based on personality.

Is That A Tick Up Your Nose?
2013-10-02 05:00:38

Most people would not view having a tick up their nose as a good thing, but University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine professor of pathobiological sciences Tony Goldberg viewed it as an opportunity.

Scientists Look At Genetic Cause Of Left-Right Handedness
2013-09-13 16:44:53

For the ten percent of us who are left-handed, don’t feel bad about being an outsider because like Lady Gaga – you were born that way.

2013-09-05 23:20:21

Fauna Foundation in Chambly, Quebec, a sanctuary for chimpanzees, most retired from a U.S. laboratory, is pleased to announce two new residents, Tatu and Loulis.

Chimpanzees Found To Have Heart Disease Similar To Humans
2013-08-30 07:16:21

A common type of heart disease that causes sudden cardiac death in teenagers and young adults has been found to extend to primates, specifically chimpanzees.

Apes Can Learn To Dive And Swim
2013-08-15 05:56:57

The first video-based observation of swimming and diving apes has been provided by two researchers from Wits University and the University of Bern.


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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