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May 23, 2016 06:00 AM ET // Discovery News
A new member of the Galapagos Islands animal kingdom, the latest branch in the human family tree, and a 4-foot sundew are among the highlights.
Feb 23, 2016 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Both kids and apes are able to learn physical rules governing their environment in order to figure out tasks.
Jan 25, 2016 12:03 PM ET
Who learned American Sign Language, uses a mirror to groom herself, and has a fondness for kittens and people? Koko the gorilla! DNews gauges the smarts of this celebrity great ape.
Jan 20, 2016 02:28 PM ET // AFP
A baby orangutan, found abandoned and almost dead, has made a swift recovery at a rescue center.
Jan 5, 2016 09:15 AM ET // Marlowe Hood, AFP
The largest ape to roam Earth died out 100,000 years ago because it failed to move to the savannah grass when climate change hit its preferred diet.
Dec 22, 2015 04:05 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
Colo, a western gorilla in residence at the Columbus Zoo, has added yet another candle to her birthday cake.
Nov 14, 2015 08:00 AM ET // Discovery News
These often solitary great apes with soulful eyes can look like philosopher-kings.
Nov 12, 2015 03:05 PM ET // AFP
A group of smuggled apes were repatriated, five years after the majority of them were discovered abandoned by the side of the road.
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