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Jul 10, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Chimps, like humans, inherit a significant amount of their intelligence from their parents.
Jul 9, 2014 03:45 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Silverback gorillas can broadcast their presence with a stinky stench, or turn off their scent to hide from strangers, new research suggests.
Jul 2, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The stinging creatures construct miniature homes in the desert that are big on comfort and perfectly suit the builder's needs.
Jun 30, 2014 08:30 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
When the musical taste of chimps was tested, researchers found the animals shun the steadily strong beats common in Western genres, but they're drawn to Indian ragas and traditional tunes from West Africa.
Jun 27, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Chimps have come up with eight different ways to open the same fruit and, in doing so, strengthen the theory that non-human primates practice culture.
Jun 24, 2014 02:45 PM ET // AFP
Long known for using a type of solar compass in the brain, the insects can also migrate when skies are overcast, suggesting a magnetic compass.
Jun 10, 2014 05:30 PM ET // Jillian Rose Rose Lim, LiveScience
Chimpanzees can outsmart humans in simple strategy games because they have evolved in highly competitive cultures.
Jun 14, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Richard Farrell
It's a rough and tumble world for children in the animal kingdom, and some dads are just plain bad.
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