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New Philippine tarsier discovery

This video from the Philippines is called Pure Nature Specials – Tarsier Primate – The Littlest Alien.

From Science News:

New subspecies of Philippine tarsier…

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When Reading About Chimpanzees Turns Into Cormack McCarthy's "The Road". Cannibalism and Infanticide: Primatologists Report.

Reading Cormack McCarthy’s The Road – which I admittedly did mainly because I intended to see the movie – was one of the most excruciating encounters I ever had with literature. 1,345 more words



The August 2014 National Geographic has a beautiful photo spread of chimps from Gombe National Park in Tanzania as part of an interview with Jane Goodall.  135 more words


A Trip to the Zoo to Visit Some Relatives

On a warm humid Member’s Night at the Zoo, my family and I trooped up to the Bronx to revisit some of our favorite spots. 315 more words

Retirement In New York


The recent outbreak of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in West Africa, beginning in remote parts of the Republic of Guinea, has triggered a question – How? 1,016 more words

5 Interesting Facts About Bald-Headed Uakaris

Today, I want to write about bald-faced uakaris because they have a very unique face and are very cool.

Here are five interesting facts about them: 152 more words


The 25th International Primatological Society's Biennial Conference.

This aim of this evenings discussion, chaired by the inspirational Dr Russell Mittermeier, was to determine the species for the next publishing of

the Top 25 Most Endangered Primates. 395 more words