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Aug 24, 2015 03:48 PM ET // Marlowe Hood, AFP
Overlooked for nearly a century in a museum, the new monkey will finally get its due, a its own classification name.
Aug 4, 2015 02:10 PM ET // Richard Farrell
A particular, high-pitched 'peep' is used by the primates across a number of contexts, much as is seen in human babies.
Jul 21, 2015 04:45 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Baboon groups have a definite hierarchy, but the top members don't call the shots when it's time to change course.
Jul 14, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Our species may be handy, but human hands turn out to be more primitive than chimps' and orangutans', according to a new study. Continue reading →
Mar 18, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Orangutans can impersonate larger, scarier animals by altering their calls with their hands.
Feb 24, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A pregnancy perfume broadcasts whether a female is pregnant, and even reveals the sex of her unborn infant. Continue reading →
Jan 8, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Monkeys never paid much attention to mirrors, until they finally figured out how to use them.
Dec 22, 2014 09:10 AM ET // AFP
A court rules that the 29-year-old female is entitled to more desirable living conditions.
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