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Calgary Zoo aids lemur conservation efforts in Madagascar as new exhibit sets to open

When Calgarians finally get to see the stars of the soon-to-be-opened Land of Lemurs attraction at the Calgary Zoo, what they won’t see are the efforts some 16,000 kilometres away to help save one of the planet’s most endangered animals. 534 more words

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A free-roaming primate sanctuary near Plettenberg was the highlight of the day. Warning; this post contains many, many photos of monkeys, apes and prosimians, but I make no apologies for them as they were utterly captivating and fascinating. 238 more words

Animal / Wildlife Art by Daub (1) - Chimpanzie

Place: Bristol, England
Location: Upfest 2016
Artist: Daub
Photograph: The Art Blogger 54 / July 2016 16 more words

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The Ring Tailed Rescue

Lemurs are one of the most fascinating creatures Africa has to offer. If that could possibly be disputed, the thirteen black and thirteen white stripes make the ring tailed lemur iconic. 844 more words

South Africa

On: Pet Primates - by Fran Alsworth

Hi Guys!

So as you know it is my aim to try and cover as many welfare topics in my blog as I can to spread the word on animal welfare! 538 more words

Primate of the Week: Orangutans


  • Taxonomy
  • Suborder: Haplorrhini
  • Infraorder: Simiiformes
  • Superfamily: Hominoidea
  • Family: Homindae
  • Genus: Pongo
  • Species: Pongo abelii and Pongo pygmaeus
  • Subspecies: P.p morio, P.p. pygmaeus, P. p. wurmbii…
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Chimpanzees Do Not Have Same Legal Rights as Humans, US Appeals Court Rules

Court in New York rules in case of caged adult male chimps Tommy and Kiko that there is no precedent for apes being considered people. 252 more words