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Monkeys Practice Skilled Tool Use To Crack Open Their Nuts
2013-02-28 15:44:04

As biologists continue to study primate behaviors, they are beginning to understand the extent of their intelligence and how they apply that intelligence in their daily life.

2012-09-04 10:45:34

While exchanging favors with others, humans tend to think in terms of tit-for-tat, an assumption easily extended to other animals.

2005-06-20 18:05:00

The basic economic theory that people work harder to avoid losing money than they do to make money is shared by monkeys, suggesting this trait has a long evolutionary history, according to a Yale University study under review by the Journal of Political Economy.


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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...

White-fronted Capuchin, Cebus albifrons
2012-07-05 09:37:06

The white-fronted capuchin (Cebus albifrons) is New World monkey that can be found in seven South American countries. Its range includes Peru, Ecuador, Trinidad and Tobago, Bolivia, Venezuela, Columbia, and Brazil. This monkey can live in many different forest habitats, depending on its location. It can live in flooded forests, arid forests, and in forests growing over white sand. It also thrives in areas with "high caatinga" growth. The white-fronted capuchin has a large range covering...

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2006-12-28 13:28:54

The golden-bellied capuchin (Cebus xanthosternos), also known as the yellow-breasted or buffy-headed capuchin, is one of several species of New World monkeys. There are differences between individuals as well as between the sexes and across age groups. It is described as having a distinctive yellow to golden red chest, belly and upper arms. Its face is a light brown and its cap. They do not have very evident tufts. They are oriented towards the rear of the skull and are hardly...

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2006-12-28 13:27:07

The tufted capuchin (Cebus apella), also known as brown capuchin or black-capped capuchin is a New World primate from South America. Tufted capuchins are omnivorous animals, mostly feeding on fruits and invertebrates. They sometimes feed on small vertebrates (e.g. lizards and bird chicks) and other plant parts. It can be found in many different kinds of environments. These environments include moist tropical and subtropical forest, dry forest and disturbed or secondary forest. Like...

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