Early contact with humans can result in behavioral and social problems that last a lifetime.
Nearly every primate, including humans, hates getting ripped off, finds research.
Chimps and humans share violent tendencies, with a new study showing that the evolutionary roots of warfare exist in our primate ancestry.
A veritable barrel full of monkeys -- five new species -- has been found in the tropical forests of South America. Continue reading →
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.
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.
We finally know a bit more about why chimps will chip in together on large tasks.
The Beatles sang about Norwegian wood, but for chimps, only one kind of wood will do when constructing beds. Continue reading →
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