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Rare Capuchin Monkey Born At Chester Zoo

LAST week Chester Zoo announced the birth of a rare buffy-headed capuchin monkey.

The baby, whose sex has not yet been determined, arrived after a 180-day pregnancy in August and is one of only eight capuchin monkeys living at the zoo. 203 more words


Posters to Help Protect Primates.

In the last few weeks of Monkeying Around we looked at the primate pet trade. Now this is arguably the hardest topic I wanted to teach in the 8 weeks of the club and would have to go about it carefully so as to inspire the children rather than upset them. 437 more words

Cutting His Teeth

There was a new addition to the primate building at the Birmingham Zoo, this year.

A baby De Brazza’s monkey has made his home here in Birmingham. 247 more words


Are monkeys smarter than humans?

Monkeys aren’t fooled by luxury prices

Monkeys do not share our irrational preference for more expensive, branded goods over cheaper equivalents, researchers have found. A study in capuchin monkeys, published today in Frontiers in Psychology, showed that unlike humans, they are less swayed by price and more likely to choose based on personal preference. 58 more words

Behavioral Economics


It is high time we moved on to New World Monkeys. All of the primates discussed from now on are going to be found in South America, starting with the family pitheciidae. 124 more words


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