High in the branches, a vivid orange-red blur stirs behind the green leaves -- a young male slowly swinging his way in search of fruit
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Humans weren't the only primates enjoying Independence Day this year in Washington. The National Zoo's gorillas and orangutans also got some July 4th ...
What makes you you? Psychologists say human personalities include what they call "the big five” traits: agreeableness, openness to experience, ext...
By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer
Published: 04/16/2012 03:04 PM EDT on LiveScience
When they are ready to snuggle up at the tops of tr...
This is not as radical an idea as it may sound. The law is fully capable of making and unmaking "persons" in the strictly legal sense. But that would be unlikely to happen with whales, dolphins, or even great apes.
Other than the West African nation of Gabon, we are the only country in the entire world that still experiments on chimps.
Although chimpanzees and bonobos are practically equivalent to humans in terms of our shared DNA compliment, they are not the same species by any stretch.
Pre-gorilla poo eating, I'd been able to protect my daughter from the dark and perplexing side of life. But post poo-eating, everything had changed.
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