Primate
A primate (/ˈpraɪmeɪt/ PRY-mayt) is a mammal of the order Primates (/praɪˈmeɪtiːz/ pry-MAY-teez; Latin: "prime, first rank"). In taxonomy, primates include two distinct lineages, strepsirrhines and ha...
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Silverback Gorilla Stops Traffic To Let Family Cross
"The Boss, showing us that despite there is a road running through, this is still his jungle." Via: BBC Earth
🙊Bikers Save a Spider Monkey🙊
She was all alone until these bikers saved her. This just made my day Music: 'Breadcrumbs' by Ella Joy Meir
Lemurs Snack On Millipedes For Stomach Aches
Lemurs are chewing toxic millipedes to treat parasites. (via Seeker)
The Magic Show - CHIMPS REACT TO iPAD MAGIC
CHIMPS REACT TO iPAD MAGIC 🙊😮🙊😮 For more iPad magic, follow--> Simon Pierro! And see ALL the best magic here at The Magic Show!
Lemurs Can Smell Weakness?!
Wait...what? Lemurs battle each other in “stink fights" and can smell weakness. Here’s the smelly truth behind this primate's behavior. (via Seeker)
The oldest living gorilla enjoyed a birthday cake
The oldest living gorilla enjoyed a birthday cake as he turned 61 years old at the Berlin Zoo! https://abcn.ws/2JJAPxQ
15 year old gorilla Calaya gives birth to her baby boy Moke
15 year old gorilla Calaya gives birth to her baby boy Moke and showers the newborn with kisses. Moke is the first male western lowland gorilla born at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in nine years......
Woman Who Raised a Monkey Like a Baby - "Monkey Madness"
Documentary about a woman who has raised a Capuchin Monkey like a baby....
Chimp Rescue
When a chimpanzee falls into water after being chased by another chimp, a zoo patron jumps into the ape enclosure to save him, ignoring the threat of other more...
Baby Monkey Becomes Best Friend with Goat
Lost baby monkey becomes best friends with a goat - and just won't let go.
'Spy Monkey' Mistaken For Dead Baby And Mourned By Troop - BBC Earth
This troop of Langur Monkeys show empathetic behaviour as they mourn what they think is a dead baby Langur, which is actually a robotic spy monkey, designed ...
Primates With Big Brains Eat Fruit
Ask any biologist what makes primates special, and they’ll tell you the same thing: big brains. Alex DeCasien collected data about the diets and social lives...
Monkey Adopts A Puppy, Defends It From Stray Dogs
Earlier this month, a rhesus macaque monkey adopted a puppy in Rode, India. After watching the monkey defend the little dog from strays, the locals were so i...
Ape
Apes (Hominoidea) are a branch of Old World tailless anthropoid catarrhine primates native to Africa and Southeast Asia and distinguished by a wide degree of freedom at the shoulder joint indicating t...
Monkey
Monkeys are haplorhine ("dry-nosed") primates, a group generally possessing tails and consisting of approximately 260 known living species. Many monkey species are tree-dwelling (arboreal), altho...
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Lemur
Lemurs (/ˈliːmər/ LEE-mər) are a clade of strepsirrhine primates endemic to the island of Madagascar. The word "lemur" derives from the word lemures (ghosts or spirits) from Roman mythology and was fi...
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Tarsier
Tarsiers are haplorrhine primates of the family Tarsiidae, which is itself the lone extant family within the infraorder Tarsiiformes. Although the group was once more widespread, all the species livin...
Tarsier - Wikipedia
Primatology
Primatology is the scientific study of primates. It is a diverse discipline and researchers can be found in academic departments of anatomy, anthropology, biology, medicine, psychology, veterinary sci...
Primatology - Wikipedia
Primate cognition
Primate cognition is the study of the intellectual and behavioral skills of non-human primates, particularly in the fields of psychology, behavioral biology, primatology, and anthropology.Primates are...
Great ape language
Research into great ape language has involved teaching chimpanzees, bonobos, gorillas, and orangutans to communicate with human beings (even though humans are themselves great apes as well) and with e...
International primate trade
The international trade in primates sees 32,000 wild non-human primates (NHPs) trapped and sold on the international market every year. They are sold mostly for use in animal testing, but also for foo...
Animal testing on non-human primates
Experiments involving non-human primates (NHPs) include toxicity testing for medical and non-medical substances; studies of infectious disease, such as HIV and hepatitis; neurological studies; behavio...
Animal testing on non-human primates - Wikipedia
The World's 25 Most Endangered Primates
The World's 25 Most Endangered Primates is a list of highly endangered primate species selected and published by the International Union for Conservation of Nature Species Survival Commission Primate ...