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Oct 29, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Our earliest ancestors were more like a slow furry loris than an imposing King Kong, suggests a new primate fossil found in Spain.
Oct 23, 2015 09:15 AM ET // Claire De Oliveira Neto, AFP
The first five monkeys were released in early September, a key moment in a program that has been in the works since 2010.
Oct 7, 2015 03:30 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
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.
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.
Apr 30, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Some clever monkeys in the wild have devised an anvil and stone hammer method for quickly cracking nuts.
Apr 28, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
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.
Feb 13, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Walt Bonner,
New fossil evidence points the way toward solving the mystery of how the animals arrived in the New World.
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.
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