Less-glamorous animals than elephants, gorillas and rhinos are poached for various reasons. Here's just a selection.
The extinct 10-foot-tall, 1,200 pound ape, Gigantopithecus, may have died out after turning to fruit to replace dwindling bamboo. Continue reading →
Males in particular show low levels of aggression, even maintaining platonic friendships with females and sticking by their mothers into adulthood.
Species that live in larger social groups have complex, colorful facial patterns.
The bonobo, a great ape, shows parallel emotional development to humans, new research finds.
From blue-balled monkeys to a meat-eating sponge, these new creatures show that Mother Nature hasn't forgotten how to amaze us.
A common ape ancestor developed the ability to metabolize alcohol about 10 million years ago. ->
This chimp can get a peanut out of the bottom of this plastic tube with only the items in his cage. Could you have solved this puzzle?
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