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New research by the University of California, Davis, shows that chimpanzees plan ahead, and sometimes take dangerous risks, to get to the best breakfast buffet early.
Chimpanzees rely on their long-term memory when searching for food throughout the rainforest, according to a new study published in the journal Animal Behavior.
Using faecal samples collected from wild chimpanzees, an international team of researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig and the Robert Koch Institute in Berlin has now investigated the effect of the animals’ age on malaria parasite detection rates.
Researchers have long known that fruit-eating animals use spatial memory to relocate fruit. What they haven't known is how these animals located the fruit in the first place.
The royal antelope (Neotragus pygmaeus) is a species of antelope that can be found in West Africa. Its native range includes Guinea, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Côte d'Ivoire. It prefers a habitat in moist forests in lowland areas, as well as other areas with dense vegetation. It can be found in more disturbed forests than primary forests and farming areas, although the threat of hunting does occur in these areas. The royal antelope is smallest species of antelope, reaching an...