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Primate of the Week: Ring-tailed lemurs

Lemur catta 

Taxonomy 

  • Suborder: Strepsirrhini
  • Infraorder: Lemuriformes
  • Superfamily: Lemuroidea
  • Family: Lemuirdae

Lemur catta or ring-tailed Lemurs are gray with black and white face and ring tailed, consisting of fourteen black and white circles. 1,438 more words

Primates

The Sepilok Orang-utan Rehabilitation Centre – Rehabilitation Process

Pertaining to the three months I spent in Borneo in 2016.

I was very excited to begin work with the Sepilok Orang-utan Rehabiliation Centre (SORC) in Malaysian Borneo, not just because of the incredible animals that I would be spending time with, but also because it would be the first ever time I would be working with a native mammalian rescue program that released animals back into the wild. 1,100 more words

Conservation

Shock the monkey

Yippee, my new computer is here!

Okay, I know, it’s just a computer, nothing high-end, basic black, but. . . Yippee, my new computer is here! 253 more words

Musing

Legend of Tarzan (2016) Reviewed by Anita-**

Legend of Tarzan is loud and violent as well as an action packed adventure.   Sadly, David Yates did not direct a film made for all ages as the original story is. 261 more words

Movies

Human Interference Threatens Primate Extinction

As many as 60 percent of nonhuman primates, our closest biological relatives, face extinction due to human activities, including logging, hunting, and agricultural expansion, according to a new study. 500 more words

Extinction

Primates

Today, like most day’s, I received an e-mail asking me to give my support to an environmental cause. This time the Wildlife Conservation Society wanted me to ask Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State in Nigeria to re-route their highway and save the rainforest habitat of the Cross River Gorilla’s. 101 more words

Gorillas

Primate of the Week: Black Spider Monkey

Ateles paniscus  

Taxonomy

  • Suborder: Haplorrhini
  • Infraorder: Simiiformes
  • Family: Atelidae
  • Subfamily: Atelinae

Black spider monkeys are one of the seven species of new world monkey within the Ateles genus (Groves, 2001). 905 more words

Primates