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Researchers led by a University of California, Berkeley, comparative psychologist have found that great apes and chimpanzees, our closest living relatives, can recognize groupmates they haven't seen in over two decades — evidence of what’s believed to be the longest-lasting nonhuman memory ever recorded.
At the heart of the Primate Rescue Center (PRC), the well-being of our primate residents takes center stage. One of the many ways we ensure their welfare is through our evolving operant conditioning program, meticulously spearheaded by our Carestaff Supervisor, Elizabeth Gatlin.
Dr. Tom Tietjen lends a hand and tells of his summer volunteering experience at the Primate Rescue Center.
Monkeys infected with tuberculosis were imported into Michigan earlier this year, sparking a disease investigation by state officials and raising questions from animal rights advocates over national testing shortfalls.
A Carter County woman says she was attacked and injured by a neighbor’s pet monkey while in her own front yard Sunday afternoon.
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The chimpanzees’ outdoor enclosure now features a new ground-level raised platform on a sloped part of the grounds previously underutilized by the troop...
Remembering and honoring Dewey's legacy on the 25th anniversary of his rescue.