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Two babies playing - one is human

By Matthew Cobb

Now this looks to me as though the baby gorilla is playing peekaboo. Any hard-noses out there want to come up with a different interpretation? 11 more words

Animal Behavior

Readers' wildlife photos

We have two batches of photos today. The first is from reader Pyers, who described these as “Macaques, taken on the Rock of Gibraltar a year or so back.” 335 more words


Share Your World 2015 Week #34

Share Your World is a weekly event hosted by Cee’s Photography Blog

If you are unfamiliar, click on over and say hello!

Question 1. Was school easy or difficult for you?   770 more words


An Interview with Christopher A. Schmitt

Current Job: Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Boston University

Scientific Discipline/Field: Biological Anthropology – Behavioral ecology and genomics of non-human primates

Country: USA

Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q etc.): 1,008 more words

Animal Attraction - What We Can Learn From the Animals

Perhaps you were saddened recently by horrific stories in the press about humans taking the lives of our beautiful, majestic animal brethren merely for sport. 221 more words

Human-Animal Bond

Happy International Orangutan Day!

Happy International Orangutan Day!  As is probably obvious, orangutans are my favorite animal, so I’m glad that they get their own day.

I’m not entirely certain why I’m so drawn to orangutans.   411 more words

Interesting Things

Gorilla Shows Signs of Speech Capabilities

Researchers say apes may be able to learn how to speak.

Koko the gorilla first became famous for learning how to use a modified version of American Sign Language to communicate. 170 more words