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Human ancestor discovery in Ethiopia

This video says about itself:

Becoming Human Documentary

16 December 2013

Humans (variously Homo sapiens and Homo sapiens sapiens) are primates of the family Hominidae…

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Biology

New monkey species discovery in Brazilian Amazon

This video is called Callicebus modestus — An intimate portrait of an endemic Bolivian primate.

Recently, a relative of Callicebus modestus was discovered.

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Environment

Two monkeys/baboons listed to be killed - every day, all year round - by bow and arrow on the 2015 Hunting List – The con in conservation.

Two monkeys/baboons listed to be killed – every day, all year round –  by bow and arrow on the 2015 Hunting List

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The yawning enigma

Most animals do it. You’ve been doing it since before you were even born. And it’s quite likely looking at these photos has made you do it now. 894 more words

Myths

A gene for brain size makes the difference in humans

About 99 percent of human genes are shared with chimpanzees. Only the small remainder sets us apart. However, we have one important difference: The brain of humans is three times as big as the chimpanzee brain. 592 more words

Nature

5 Interesting Facts About Western Hoolock Gibbons

Today I want to write about one of the best climbers in the animal kingdom, the western hoolock gibbon.

Here are five interesting facts about them: 208 more words

Mammals

Meatless Monday - The Organ Grinder

The cartoon image of an organ grinder (street musician) and a monkey (gimmick to draw more crowds and money) has come to mean one in power versus the one under his/her control. 462 more words

Musings