More than half of the world’s primates are under threat. Meet the scientists making groundbreaking discoveries to safeguard their future.
Scientists have discovered a new primate species in the jungles of Myanmar — and it’s already at risk of extinction.
Older male chimps follow a pattern that researchers also see in humans, preferring to have positive relationships with a few good friends.
The overpass juts from a forest over a four-lane highway in a rural area outside Rio de Janeiro. It’s meant for a very special sort of pedestrian: golden lion tamarins, small orange primates that for decades have been at risk of extinction.
Drawing on 35 years of data, a new study of more than 540 baboons in Amboseli National Park in Kenya finds that male baboons that have close female friends have higher rates of survival than those who don’t.