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U.S. Chimpanzees Will Be Designated ‘Endangered’

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No more monkey business. On June 16, 2015 all chimpanzees in the United States, both wild and captive, will officially be officially designated as “endangered” under the Endangered Species Act (ESA); so said the United States Fish and Wildlife Service ...

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Chimpanzees Go Ape Over Alcohol

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According to new research published in the Royal Society Open Science Journal, chimpanzees go bananas over alcohol.  A research team in Bossou, Guinea, West Africa has discovered a number of chimpanzees who habitually pilfer palm wine. Specifically, the native raffia ...

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Gene That Makes Brains Bigger Discovered

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According to a new study published in the journal Current Biology, a group of American researchers has located the portion of human DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) that accounts for developing the size of human brains.  Debra Silver, an assistant professor of ...

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Chimpanzees Change Accents To Fit In

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According to a new study published in the journal Current Biology and titled “Vocal Learning in the Functionally Referential Food Grunts of Chimpanzees”, chimpanzees have their own dialects but change them when they merge with other groups. They change their ...

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Male Chimpanzees: Bullying Means More Mating

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Bullying gets you laid. In the human world that just sounds wrong.  Chimpanzees, however, are not human. Chimpanzees have a simpler world. According to a recent study published in the US journal Current Biology, scientists from Arizona State have concluded ...

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Performer, Pet Chimpanzees Experience Social Anxiety Later in Life

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If you’ve ever been to a zoo, you’ve likely experienced the desire to want take one of these fuzzy creatures home with you. However, if you’ve ever debated pet chimpanzees, you may want to think twice. As it turns out, ...

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Study: Chimpanzee Violence Is An Example of Natural Selection

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A new international study collected 426 combined years of data in examining chimpanzee violence across 18 different communities. The study was to understand why chimpanzees might gang up and violently attack members of their own species. Primatologists have, for a ...

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