Latest Chimpanzee Stories
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.
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.
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.
According to a new study published in the journal Evolution and Human Behavior, chimpanzees choose their friendships with others based on personality.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The first video-based observation of swimming and diving apes has been provided by two researchers from Wits University and the University of Bern.
Famed scientist Jane Goodall, best known for her 54-year study of chimpanzees, has lent her support to Dr.
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...
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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