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Cape & Salima - two rescued orphans

Orphan season is the season of the year where young primates are born and rescued throughout the country. What often happens is that vervets and baboon raid crops and get killed by villagers who are protecting their crops. 1,251 more words

Predators and Primates in a landscape of fear

Professor Russell Hill of Durham University gave a whistle stop tour on his work with the Primate and Predator project in South Africa’s Soutpansberg mountain range. 476 more words


Danger Alarm Call in Vervet Monkey

[…]”vervet alarm calls function to designate different classes of external danger.”



Seyfarth, R. M., Cheney, D. L., & Marler P. (1980). Vervet Monkey Alarm Calls: Semantic Communication in a Free-Ranging Primate. Animal Behaviour, 28, 1070-1094.


Vervet Monkeys (and the Kenya Grid)

This is the year of the monkey! Way back during the Chinese New Year, I promised to celebrate the primates—that intelligent and nimble (and malicious) order of mammals.  343 more words