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Understanding Squirrel Monkeys And Language Musicality
2013-11-13 18:47:49

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Cognitive biologists at the University of Vienna have found that monkeys have an understanding of the musicality of language. According to the new study, South American squirrel monkeys are sensitive to the simple structural and melodic patterns of language. Language features a particular relationship between syllables, words and musical notes. Understanding the musical and grammatical patterns of language allows people to helps...

Social Networks Help Monkeys Adapt To New Trends
2013-06-28 05:55:51

[ Watch the Video: Social Networks Shape Monkey 'Culture' Too ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Monkeys with the strongest social networks tend to be 'trendsetters' and early adopters of the latest foraging trends, according to new research published Thursday in journal Current Biology. The researchers, led by Andrew Whiten of the University of St. Andrews, made the discovery by combining social network analysis with more conventional social learning...

2009-09-10 15:14:51

Florida police said a thief or thieves used bolt cutters to enter cages at the Palm Beach Zoo and steal four monkeys and a parrot. West Palm Beach police said three squirrel monkeys, a Goeldi's monkey and the parrot were discovered missing Thursday morning, WPBF-TV, West Palm Beach, reported Thursday. Authorities said a $5,000 reward is being offered for the return of the animals.

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2008-05-17 01:10:00

Smaller primates expend no more energy climbing than they do walking, Duke University researchers have found. This surprising discovery may explain the evolutionary edge that encouraged the tiny ancestors of modern humans, apes and monkeys to climb into the trees about 65 million years ago and stay there. The researchers compared the energy consumed by five different primate species while negotiating vertical and horizontal treadmills. Their work appears in the May 16 issue of the journal...


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White-headed Capuchin, Cebus capucinus
2012-07-13 14:39:09

The white-headed Capuchin (Cebus capucinus) is a New World monkey that is native to Central America, as well as the far northwestern area of South America. It is also known as the white-faced capuchin and the white-throated capuchin. Its Central American range includes Honduras, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Panama. Reports have shown that it may occur in southern Belize and eastern Guatemala, but these reports have not been confirmed. Its South American range is limited to the northwestern area...

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2006-12-28 15:48:37

The Diana monkey (Cercopithecus diana) is often considered one of the most beautiful of the Old World monkeys. It is found in West Africa, from Sierra Leone to Ghana. The Diana monkey ranges from 15.75 to 21.65 in (40 to 55 cm) long, excluding its tail. The tail is of a uniform 1.18 to 1.57 inches (3 to 4 cm) in diameter and 19.69 to 29.53 in (50 to 75) cm long. They are generally black or dark grey, but have a white throat. They have a crescent-shaped brow band, ruff and beard. The...

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2006-12-28 13:36:59

The black-capped squirrel monkey (Saimiri boliviensis) is a South American squirrel monkey, found in Bolivia, Brazil and Peru.

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2006-12-28 13:33:12

The common squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus) is a small New World primate from the Cebidae family. It is native to ten different countries of South America. They are Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela and Puerto Rico. It lives in very large groups, up to 300 individuals. They stay in moist tropical forests, and usually roam in the medium and lower levels of the forest. It sleeps close to the canopy. The females are the dominant members of the...

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2006-12-28 13:31:25

The Central American Squirrel Monkey, Saimiri oerstedii, is a squirrel monkey species from Central America. It is found in Costa Rica and Panama.

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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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