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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.
Each of us has experienced a situation where one of our senses has triggered a far off memory, transporting us instantly to the time when that memory was created.
A new study has analyzed the dominance relations between male and female wild bonobos, taking particular interest in the high social status of some females, a rarity among most mammals.
Using the study of genetic variation in a large panel of humans, chimpanzees, gorillas and orangutans, researchers from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain, and Washington University in St. Louis have created a model of great ape history over the past 15 million years.
The US National Institutes of Health has announced plans to significantly reduce the number of chimpanzees used in biomedical research funded by the agency, stating the creatures “deserve special respect” due to their status as the closest relatives to humans in the animal kingdom.
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...