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REVEALED: Peculiar Reason Primates Have Such Colorful Faces

REVEALED: Peculiar Reason Primates Have Such Colorful Faces

Tanya Lewis  11.20.2013
One face, two face, red face, blue face — the palette of primate faces is rich and varied, and a new study explains why. For Old World...
We'd Like You To Meet The Gentleman Chimpanzee

We'd Like You To Meet The Gentleman Chimpanzee

11. 6.2013
We'd like you to meet Joe Mendi, the gentleman chimpanzee. He was quite the dashing fellow in the 1920s. Joe Mendi, the gentleman chimpanzee,...
Orphan Ape Study Sheds Surprising Light On Animal Emotions

Orphan Ape Study Sheds Surprising Light On Animal Emotions

Stephanie Pappas  10.15.2013
Apes orphaned by the African bushmeat trade lack the social savvy of apes raised by their mothers, a new study finds. The study links the...

From Planet of the Apes to the Apes of the Planet: Simian Meanderings on the Looney Front

09.25.2013
I never intended to be a myth-buster, but I'm not disappointed, however sorry Fox is. The trip is too interesting for that, the landscape,...
WATCH: Who Knew Apes Can Swim?

WATCH: Who Knew Apes Can Swim?

Kelly Servick  08.19.2013
No floaties required. Researchers now have the first video evidence that apes can learn to swim and dive. Like humans, wild apes exposed...
Are Apes Capable Of 'Time Travel?'

Are Apes Capable Of 'Time Travel?'

Virginia Morell  07.19.2013
A single cue -- the taste of a madeleine, a small cake, dipped in lime tea -- was all Marcel Proust needed to be transported down memory...
What Ape Outbursts Reveal About Human Evolution

What Ape Outbursts Reveal About Human Evolution

05.31.2013
By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 05/29/2013 05:07 PM EDT on LiveScience Chimpanzees and bonobos have temper...
Could Eco-Tourism Save The Great Apes?

Could Eco-Tourism Save The Great Apes?

04.27.2013
From Mother Nature Network's Gerri Miller: The great apes were heading toward the brink of extinction in East Africa because of human...
Some Terrific News For Orangutans

Some Terrific News For Orangutans

04.11.2013
From LiveScience: A population of 200 of the world's rarest orangutans was found tucked away in the forests of the island of Borneo, according...
Primate Brain Study Sheds Light On Human Smarts

Primate Brain Study Sheds Light On Human Smarts

03.29.2013
By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 03/28/2013 09:53 AM EDT on LiveScience Brain organization, not overall size, may be...
Being Intelligent About Intelligence

Being Intelligent About Intelligence

02.20.2013
Tetsuro Matsuzawa, a researcher at Kyoto University, showed that a chimpanzee named Ayumu clearly out-performed humans on some working...
'Useless' Organ May Have Function After All, Researchers Say

'Useless' Organ May Have Function After All, Researchers Say

02.14.2013
By Colin Barras The appendix may not be useless after all. The worm-shaped structure found near the junction of the small and large intestines...
Real Time With the Ape and the Donald

Real Time With the Ape and the Donald

02. 9.2013
Upon learning on Monday that Trump had sued Maher for $5 million dollars in the wake of the remark, Koko the Gorilla has gone apesh*t....

Planet Without Apes?

11. 5.2012
Against all odds, the great apes have hung on in remote pockets of the world into the 21st century. Their fate will decided in the remainder...
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