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2006-06-26 05:55:00

ENTEBBE, Uganda -- Better living standards for poor local communities helps to avoid human-animal conflicts and is the best way to protect Africa's endangered Great Apes, Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni said on Monday. Opening the Congress of the International Primatological Society -- the first to be held in a country hosting Great Apes -- Museveni said conservation efforts would never work if local communities were not developed at the same time. "The biggest threat to the ecosystems...

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2006-06-23 08:17:11

ATLANTA -- Primate expert Jane Goodall and 18 other researchers sent a letter to federal officials urging them to oppose an Atlanta research center's proposal to do AIDS-related research on sooty mangabey monkeys. The letter urges the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to reject a request by the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, according to a copy filed with the government. Scientists at the research center have nurtured a group of the primates, which are natural carriers of a form of...

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2006-02-18 09:10:00

By Helen Nyambura-Mwaura ARUSHA, Tanzania -- Ape conservationist Jane Goodall said on Saturday she is developing a new certification scheme for coffee growers farming in areas where endangered chimpanzees live, mainly in Tanzania and Burundi. Farmers will be encouraged to protect and enlarge forests where the animals have their habitat in return for marketing of their product to roasters interested in paying a premium for environmentally friendly coffee. "People associate my name with...

2005-09-22 06:58:07

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Actor Michael Douglas called on the United States and others to show leadership on disarmament while author Elie Wiesel said the United Nations should exhibit more imagination during times of crisis. The two, along with Jane Goodall, the British scientist and environmentalist, and Anna Cataldi, an Italian writer and human rights campaigner, came to the United Nations on Wednesday to commemorate International Peace Day. They arrived days...

2005-09-22 00:38:07

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Actor Michael Douglas called on the United States and others to show leadership on disarmament while author Elie Wiesel said the United Nations should exhibit more imagination during times of crisis. The two, along with Jane Goodall, the British scientist and environmentalist, and Anna Cataldi, an Italian writer and human rights campaigner, came to the United Nations on Wednesday to commemorate International Peace Day. They arrived days...

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2004-12-07 14:21:13

SINGAPORE (AP) -- Biologist Jane Goodall brought her trademark message to Singapore on Tuesday: human beings and chimpanzees are more alike than one would think. To prove it, Goodall imitated the laugh of a chimpanzee before a surprised audience of 300 students and university lecturers at an international conference. It sounded a lot like a human laugh, though more high-pitched. Goodall, known for decades of research on chimpanzees' behavior, told the crowd at the Biology in Asia...


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Eastern Chimpanzee, Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii
2014-04-16 12:09:35

The eastern chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii), a subspecies of the common chimpanzee, is a primate that can be found in Africa. Its range includes Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Sudan, the Central African Republic, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It prefers to reside in trees, but it can also be seen on the ground. Adult eastern chimpanzees can reach an average weight between 88 and 143 pounds, with males reaching an average height of 63 inches and females reaching a height...

Primatology
2013-10-02 13:00:50

Primatology is the study of primates that focuses on their behaviors and possible evolution. Those who practice this science, known as primatologists, focus on primates in the wild and in laboratory settings. There are many different sub-divisions of primatology that differ based on methodology and theory, but the two major branches are Western primatology and Japanese primatology. There share basic principles, but differ culturally and in many other regards. Western primatology originated...

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