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Monkey business: Building a global database of primate conservation studies (Mongabay)

Mongabay: Monkey business: Building a global database of primate conservation studies . “Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, together with researchers at the University of Cambridge (where I work), have just published the results of a three-year project gathering the data on how well primate conservation initiatives have worked to conserve species from lemurs to chimpanzees. 29 more words

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Culture: Earliest Organization Of The Human Forms

I am a firm believer in the notion of culture existing as the practical realization of religion. Religion, in this context, may extend to other practical realizations of societal order such as the tribe-like settlements of the early day, empires, and modern political systems. 2,069 more words

#Lethal Respiratory #Disease Associated with Human #Rhinovirus C in Wild #Chimpanzees, #Uganda, 2013 (Emerg Infect Dis., abstract)

Volume 24, Number 2—February 2018 / Research

Lethal Respiratory Disease Associated with Human Rhinovirus C in Wild Chimpanzees, Uganda, 2013

Erik J. Scully, Sarmi Basnet, Richard W. 271 more words

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Manuel Antonio

150km of road separate the national park Monteverde from the national park Manuel Antonio. We left in the late morning, after the zip-lining, assuming to reach Manuel Antonio in the early afternoon after several stops on the way. 606 more words

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Readers' wildlife photos

Today have a potpourri of photos from four readers.

The first set comes from reader Jim Trice in Australia. Note that the first insect mimics two different models at different stages of its life cycle: ants when young and leaves when older.  522 more words

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Some Kenyan primates

If you’ve read this blog before, you probably know that primates are my least favourite group of animals. If you’re human, that includes you, sorry. Partly, this is because they used to… 505 more words

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