Category : Great Apes

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Stunning Image Shows the Beautiful Bond Between Ape and His Kind Protector

Between all of the worries that come with being a human – shelter, food, water, achieving success – it can be difficult to step

Gibbon Genome Reveals Why They're the Swing Kings
7 months ago 538 Views

Gibbon Genome Reveals Why They’re the Swing Kings

These gangly, tree-swinging apes living in the tropical forests of southeast Asia are quite peculiar: Individuals have different numbers of chromosomes and an unusually

Chimps And Gorillas Desperately Need Ebola Vaccine Too – Virus Has Wiped Out A Third Of Them
8 months ago 570 Views

Chimps And Gorillas Desperately Need Ebola Vaccine Too – Virus Has Wiped Out A Third Of Them

There is a side to the Ebola crisis that, perhaps understandably, has received little media attention: the threat it poses to our nearest cousins,

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9 months ago 232 Views

Creative Dad Teaches Kids About Apes Using Incredible Pancake Art (Video)

Nathan Shields is the coolest artist ever. Using pancakes as his medium (seriously), he creates detailed images with batter, a skillet and nothing else.

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3 years ago 501 Views

Induced pluripotent stem cells disclose differences between human beings and great apes

Key differences in the regulation of jumping genes might have emerged relatively just recently in evolution Researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Researches

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3 years ago 574 Views

Great Ape Survival Project (GRASP)

A multinational project under the auspices of the United Nations Environment Programme, the Great Ape Survival Project was initiated in 2005 at a meeting

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3 years ago 261 Views

Hominid growth slows to an ape’s pace.

In the previous number of years, the presumption of many paleoanthropologists that early human forefathers had an extended infancy period much like that of

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3 years ago 249 Views

Rise of the Planet of Memorable TV Apes and Chimps

Hilarious British TV character Alan Partridge once desperately pitched an idea for a TV series called “Monkey Tennis .” It is an undeniable fact

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3 years ago 257 Views

Information About Apes and Chimps

The use of tools in the violent by chimpanzees has been practical and well established for sometime now and in statement recently chimps have

Author Sara Gruen visits with Bonobo apes at The Great Ape Trust in Des Moines, Iowa. Gruen did research for her latest book, "Ape House," at the Trust. {08/11/2010} -- Des Moines, IA
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Photo by Mark Kegans, Freelance
3 years ago 305 Views

A day in the life of Matata, Great Ape Trust bonobo matriarch

In matriarchal bonobo society, females rule. Amongst the 6 bonobos living at Great Ape Trust, the indisputable dominant member is Matata, a 40-year-old wild-born

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