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Loss of habitat may lead to increased primate-human conflict suggests research.
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Duke University assistant professor Brian Hare and colleagues study the behavior of bonobos -- apes that are genetically close to humans.
Two studies in the April 27th issue of Current Biology, a Cell Press publication, offer rare glimpses into the ways that chimpanzees deal with the deaths of those closest to them.
British primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall, who in the 1960s completed landmark research on chimpanzees, has come forward and publicly called for humans to have fewer babies in order to better control the population.
A new study of chimpanzees living in the wild adds to evidence that our closest primate relatives have cultural differences, too.
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It appears that an AIDS-like disease that was considered to be harmless to chimpanzees can infect the apes and kill them as well.
German scientists say they've determined wild female chimpanzees copulate more frequently with males who share meat with them over long periods of time. Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology researchers Cristina Gomes and Christophe Boesch said their findings strongly suggest that wild chimpanzees exchange meat for sex and do it on a long-term basis. Males who shared meat with females doubled their mating success, whereas females who had difficulty obtaining meat on their own...
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...
The American Journal of Primatology is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1981. It is the official journal of the American Society of Primatologists. It publishes issues on a monthly basis with one supplementary issue a year detailing the program of the society’s annual meetings. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is Paul Garber (University of Illinois). The journal publishes papers in all areas of primatology, including the behavioral ecology, conservation biology,...
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