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Mar 27, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Primate poop reveals what our furry ancestors are eating.
Mar 11, 2014 12:50 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Chimpanzees who are treated well by people trust and show more empathy for humans more than they do baboons and unfamiliar chimps.
Jan 21, 2014 01:58 PM ET // Tim Wall
Less-glamorous animals than elephants, gorillas and rhinos are poached for various reasons. Here's just a selection.
Jan 15, 2014 08:24 AM ET // Tim Wall
The extinct 10-foot-tall, 1,200 pound ape, Gigantopithecus, may have died out after turning to fruit to replace dwindling bamboo. Continue reading →
Dec 19, 2013 04:50 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
Males in particular show low levels of aggression, even maintaining platonic friendships with females and sticking by their mothers into adulthood.
Nov 20, 2013 12:20 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Species that live in larger social groups have complex, colorful facial patterns.
Oct 14, 2013 05:00 PM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
The bonobo, a great ape, shows parallel emotional development to humans, new research finds.
May 24, 2013 08:55 AM ET // Tim Wall
From blue-balled monkeys to a meat-eating sponge, these new creatures show that Mother Nature hasn't forgotten how to amaze us.
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