Chimps show off their ‘signature’ drum beats
Wild chimpanzees have their own “signature drumming style” according to scientists. Researchers who followed and studied chimps in the Ugandan rainforest found that the animals drum out messages to one another on tree roots.
Study reports first evidence of social relationships between chimpanzees, gorillas
A long-term study led by primatologist Crickette Sanz at Washington University in St. Louis reveals the first evidence of lasting social relationships between chimpanzees and gorillas in the wild.
PETA to CDC: Suspend Monkey Imports in Light of New Endangered Status
Today, in a significant move that should have an impact on wasteful, old-style animal experiments, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) announced that the conservation status of long-tailed macaques and pig-tailed macaques has been changed from “vulnerable” to “endangered.”
Guest opinion: End the primate pet trade before more people get hurt
Monkeys and apes do not belong in anyone’s home – ever. This latest incident should be a wake-up call to our elected officials: Pass the Captive Primate Safety Act to put an end to this cruel and senseless trade.