Our earliest ancestors were more like a slow furry loris than an imposing King Kong, suggests a new primate fossil found in Spain.
The first five monkeys were released in early September, a key moment in a program that has been in the works since 2010.
A jewel-like snake, a walking fish and a sneezing monkey are just three of the over 200 new species that have been discovered in the Eastern Himalayas.
Overlooked for nearly a century in a museum, the new monkey will finally get its due, a its own classification name.
Some clever monkeys in the wild have devised an anvil and stone hammer method for quickly cracking nuts.
Translation of monkey speak reveals that at least some of our fellow primates communicate a lot about leopards, birds of prey and falling tree branches.
New fossil evidence points the way toward solving the mystery of how the animals arrived in the New World.
Monkeys never paid much attention to mirrors, until they finally figured out how to use them.
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