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Young Male Monkeys Prefer Spending Time With Daddy, Study Says

Male rhesus macaque monkeys prefer the company of their fathers, according to a new study, marking one of the first times gender partiality has been exhibited in primates before they leave the colony. 162 more words

Where Do New Primate Species Come From?

A Quick Refresher of Species Concepts:

1. Biological Species Concept (Mayr)

  • A species = “A group of actually or potentially interbreeding natural populations which are reproductively isolated from other such groups”
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DANTA: Association For Conservation Of The Tropics

Monkey Business

Is it just me or is 2015 whizzing by faster than ever? I’ve now reached my final month in Japan and vaguely wondering where the last two months have gone. 792 more words

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What Bonobos Can Teach Us Bonobos share 98.7% of our DNA....

What Bonobos Can Teach Us

Bonobos share 98.7% of our DNA. Physically, they resemble chimpanzees. But something remarkable sets them apart from their primate cousins, making them an altogether different animal.

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Understanding Monkey Talk We humans have the incredible ability...

Understanding Monkey Talk

We humans have the incredible ability to use sounds to communicate, via language. Of course, many other animals makes sounds, but do these sounds have meaning?

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The tragedies of the wild

A few weeks ago I had a shocking message. Some MNP assistants found a dead monkey and they think it was the alpha female of one of my groups. 353 more words

Primatologist's Field Gear Guide For TBS

Written by: K. Ellis

Prior to each long field season, I send out an email to my research assistants covering the clothing items and gear that they will need for a successful trip to the Amazon. 1,173 more words

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