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New research finds that chimpanzees remember the precise location of their favorite fruit trees.
Humans, from ancient exchanges of food to modern day home mortgages, have bartered or traded to receive something that they couldn't achieve on their own.
A Swedish study showed on Monday what it believes to be the first evidence that an animal other than humans can make spontaneous plans for future events.
SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Eugene Cussons, featured on the popular Animal Planet series Escape to Chimp Eden, is currently in Gabon, West Africa.
Chimpanzees are famous for their aptitude in mimicking human behavior. Now scientists have announced that baby chimpsâ€™ mental development may be more advanced than human infants.
Chimpanzees recognize their pals by using some of the same brain regions that switch on when humans register a familiar face.
Spying someone yawning often makes us yawn. Now, a new study shows your canine buddy can catch yawns from you, too. The results suggest domestic dogs have the capacity for a fundamental form of empathy, the researchers say.
Researchers at Chester Zoo say chimps may receive the same feelings of consolation from physical contact as humans.
Chimpanzees used in medical tests are left with mental problems resembling those exhibited by humans who have undergone torture, a U.S. expert said.
By DAVID EDWARDS Movieland has served up an unlikely cast of animated heroes of late. A kitchen-happy rat in Ratatouille, a grumpy green giant in Shrek and, most recently, WALL-E's lonely little robot.
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.