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Lydia Denworth on the Science of Social Groups and the Bonds That Keep Us Alive
Here are some easy ways to live more gently on the earth. The key word here is “easy.”
Carley Burrow joined our PRC team of interns in the spring of 2019. Check out this creative and resourceful enrichment project she made for the monkeys! Using a cardboard drink carrier, shredded paper, treats, a cardboard box, a pen, four medium length zip ties...
Although they have no way of identifying their biological fathers, male chimpanzees form intimate bonds with them, a finding that questions the idea of fatherhood in some of humanity's closest relatives, according to a study of wild chimpanzees in Uganda.
Before you click on or share wildlife content online, it’s worth considering how you might affect a species’ welfare and conservation in the wild.
Spectrum News 1 from Louisville, KY recently featured the Primate Rescue Center on their program. They spoke with Executive Director Eileen Dunnington to learn more about the sanctuary and the amazing primates who live there. Follow the link in the article to view the full interview at the sanctuary.
Teach a chimpanzee to fish for insects to eat, and you feed her for a lifetime. Teach her a better way to use tools in gathering prey, and you may change the course of evolution.
When one attaches the word “alpha” to a male or female, often the first thought is that the individual must be strong, loud, or aggressive to achieve their rank. In chimpanzee groups, however, the alpha female does not gain status through aggression or violence,...