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Why Humans May Share More with Chimps Than We Thought

Why Humans May Share More with Chimps Than We Thought

What can humans learn about ourselves from studying chimpanzees? Primatologist Frans de Waal has spent almost three decades studying the behavior and intelligence of chimpanzees. Now, he’s focused on their emotional lives–and he’s found primates and people aren’t so different in how they react to circumstances and each other. Jeffrey Brown talks to de Waal about the implications of his findings.

Chimpanzees Are Going Through a Tragic Loss

Chimpanzees Are Going Through a Tragic Loss

Imagine that an alien species landed on Earth and, through their mere presence, those aliens caused our art to vanish, our music to homogenize, and our technological know-how to disappear. That is effectively what humans have been doing to our closest relatives—chimpanzees.

When social media drives the illegal pet trade

When social media drives the illegal pet trade

By Zach Fitzner, Earth.com staff writer, 2-04-19Social media is known for being a purveyor of false ideas and fake news.  Unlike traditionally curated news and mainstream media, virtually anyone can post something to social media with little accountability.  Pew...
Macaques Take Turns While Chattering

Macaques Take Turns While Chattering

Japanese monkeys mimic conversational call-and-response pauses of humansby: Katie Brown, ScienceNewsWhen polite people talk, they take turns speaking and adjust the timing of their responses on the fly. So do wild macaques, a team of Japanese ethologists...
New chimpanzee culture discovered

New chimpanzee culture discovered

Study describes unique behavioral patterns of Bili-Uéré chimpanzees in the DR CongoDifferent cultures, different habits and different behavioral patterns – this applies not only to humans but also to chimpanzees, one of our two closest living relatives. A team of...

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