This blog is going to be a multi-part series going through some of my experiences during my last field season and possibly my final primate study. 481 more words
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It is reported that a wildlife photographer who taught a macaque monkey to press the camera button and take a selfie is being sued by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) who are claiming that since the monkey took the photograph it owns the copyright. 378 more words
PETA has sued British photographer David Slater for copyright infringement for publishing selfies taken by an Indonesian Macaque with the photographer’s camera. The photographer coaxed the monkey, named Naruto, to push the button on his special camera. 288 more words
Research Roundup: Monkeys and face recognition, animals advance AI, sugar to treat heart disease, and more!
Welcome to this week’s Research Roundup. These Friday posts aim to inform our readers about the many stories that relate to animal research each week. Do you have an animal research story we should include in next week’s Research Roundup? 859 more words
Spending weeks with a troop of wild monkeys is an unforgettable experience. Watching them play, groom, feed and snooze so close to you is amazing. Even trying to keep up with them rapidly swinging through trees while more clumsily crashing through the undergrowth below was a fun challenge. 605 more words