Primatology

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Singing lemurs have a distinctly human sense of rhythm, study finds
Indris’ sound like ‘bagpipes being stepped on’ but their 1:2 beats are the first identified in non-human mammals

Nicola Davis

25, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Jane Goodall on fires, floods, frugality and the good fight: ‘People have to change from within’
The climate emergency has been a wakeup call to everyone, and the ethologist and environmentalist is working as hard as ever to defeat it. She discusses horror, hope and heroism in her late 80s

Emine Saner

20, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Heaven on earth is not without its sorrows | Brief letters
Brief letters: Loneliness | GPs | Letters | Gorillas | Church of England

Letters

11, Apr, 2021 @3:47 PM

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Gorillas beat their chests to size each other up, researchers say
Chest-beating behaviour in male gorillas allows them to signal their size and avoid fights with larger rivals

Nicola Davis

08, Apr, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Chimps pare down their social circle in later years – study
Researchers say chimpanzees and humans share same pattern of social ageing

Ian Sample Science editor

22, Oct, 2020 @6:00 PM

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Conservation in crisis: why Covid-19 could push mountain gorillas back to the brink
Once a step away from extinction, their survival was a rare success story. But groundbreaking gorilla conservation is now in peril

Jack Losh in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda

05, May, 2020 @6:30 AM

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King of the swingers: what Primates tells us about our locked-down world
From the orangutans that lived undisturbed for 700,000 years to the frolicking rhesus macaques of Kathmandu, the BBC’s new nature blockbuster brings us closer than ever to the planet of the apes

Stuart Jeffries

22, Apr, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Prince Harry may quit hunting over Meghan's dislike of sport, says conservationist friend
Dame Jane Goodall also reveals Duke of Sussex is finding departure from UK ‘a bit challenging’

Caroline Davies

13, Apr, 2020 @11:01 PM

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Cha-cha-chimp? Ape study suggests urge to dance is prehuman
Chimpanzees seen clapping, tapping and swaying along to piano rhythms in a music booth

Ian Sample Science editor

23, Dec, 2019 @8:00 PM

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Bones of ape living 12m years ago point to genesis of upright walking
Bavarian fossils of likely common ancestor of humans and apes ‘put back start of bipedalism by millions of years’

Ian Sample Science editor

06, Nov, 2019 @6:38 PM

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Chimps go ape for cinema: is this the beginning of the end for mankind?
New research shows chimpanzees bond quicker after watching films together. Time for Hollywood moguls to fetch the popcorn and head for the zoo – for everyone’s sake

Stuart Heritage

17, Jul, 2019 @1:47 PM

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Pushy bonobo mothers help sons find sexual partners, scientists find
High-ranking mothers lead sons to groups of females and keep guard while they mate

Ian Sample Science editor

20, May, 2019 @3:00 PM

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