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THE FALL AND REINSTATEMENT OF THE KING

Eyebrows was rightfully named so due to the appearance of drawn on eyebrows in his early photo-ID photos, it wasn’t long however till his name was expanded to Eyebrows-the-King as he behaves as if he is reigning over the troop. 282 more words

Africa

German Outreach Done Right

The German Primate Center (DPZ) have been producing some excellent resources to show how their primates are housed. This sort of outreach goes a long way to helping understand the lengths that institutions will go to ensure that high standards of animal welfare are maintained for their primates. 328 more words

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DRY SEASON

Three months have gone by now since I started following the urban vervets around Lilongwe and a lot has changed. I started tracking and habituating them back in March, the rains in the region had just recently ended and the city was still lush. 596 more words

Africa

CROP RAIDING VERVETS

Currently I am a research assistant on a project with urban vervets. During this time I am required to follow them around all day, and watch them when they get up to no good, which is very common for vervets, let alone ones in an urban setting. 156 more words

Africa

Interview with a Primate Researcher

In the last few months, Italian animal rights activists have conducted a campaign against animal research, in particular against primate research. This is despite the important role that primates have played in breakthroughs in… 178 more words

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American Psychological Association supports NIH primate researcher Stephen J. Suomi

Research conducted within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) intramural program has been the focus of a PETA campaign over the past several months. Elements of the campaign mirror tactics PETA has used elsewhere to generate media coverage, fundraising, and emails or phone calls to the NIH. 945 more words

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Bigfoot and Upside Down Trees

There’s a video on YouTube showing several large trees turned upside down with the roots towards the sky and the top portions buried deeply (about 7 feet) into the ground.   1,714 more words

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