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Apes, like humans, experience a decline in happiness during middle age, which rebounds as they approach old age, according to a new study that suggests the infamous mid-life crisis may have biological, rather than sociological, roots.
Yawning is contagious among many species and two biologists in Italy have found that the social relationships of bonobos can determine if yawns spread from ape to ape.
New research indicates that human longevity is what it is because of grandmothers helping with childcare at an early stage in human history.
There’s a diet for any kind of person and personality, no matter how odd or strange. One such diet, the raw food diet, has come under plenty of scrutiny for it’s strict regulations.
It's important to have friends, whether you are human or baboon. Studies have shown that strong social networks lead to better health and longer lives for both species.
A new study from Kyoto University shows that human's superior brain size in comparison to chimpanzees can be traced back to the womb.
An Ohio University anthropologist reports the first observation of dominance relationships among adolescent male chimpanzees, which he attributes to the composition of their community.
Chimpanzees are capable of learning from one another and they use this social interaction to create and maintain local traditions.
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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