Human facial expressions have great similarity to those of other primates, find research that also identifies important differences.
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.
Humans aren't the only primates that whisper, according to a study that finds cotton-top tamarins whisper too. Continue reading →
Orangutans make travel plans and tell their loved ones -- and their enemies -- where they're going. Continue reading →
Did the chimpanzee who played Cheetah in the 1930's Tarzan movie die recently -- or long ago?
Imagine trying to monitor the blood pressure of a 300-pound gorilla. A new device, described in the following release from Georgia Institute of Technology Research News, makes that job a lot easier: Zoo Atlanta recently became the first zoological institution in the world to obtain voluntary blood ...
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