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4 out of 6 great apes near extinction: Report

4 out of 6 great apes near extinction: Report

Of the great ape species - the Eastern gorilla, Western gorilla, Bornean orangutan, Sumatran orangutan, Chimpanzee and Bonobo - only the Chimpanzee and Bonobo are not in critically endangered list but are listed as endangered.

Controversial Zimbabwean cricketer Mark Vermeulen gets life ban for 'apes' racial slur

Controversial Zimbabwean cricketer Mark Vermeulen gets life ban for 'apes' racial slur

Mark Vermeulen has been banned from all cricket by Zimbabwe Cricket for engaging in a racist tirade on Facebook in which he denigrated black Zimbabweans by referring them as "apes".

World's rarest ape has chances of survival

World's rarest ape has chances of survival

The world`s rarest ape has an increased chance of survival after a new family group of Hainan gibbons(Nomascus hainanus) has been found.

`Humanity`s closest ancestor was pigeon-toed`

A part-human and part-ape-like creature that existed two million years ago in South Africa, had a pigeon-toed gait, human-like front teeth, and was an able climber, new research has found.

FBI dog to be honoured for perishing in line of duty

An FBI dog, who died after taking a bullet from a gunman in shooting rampage, will be honoured at agency`s headquarters with his name being inscribed on a wall for canines killed in line of duty.

Rod shoved into mouth of woman while resisting rape in Delhi

A 24-year-old woman was critically injured here after a man inserted an iron rod into her mouth during a rape attempt, police said Tuesday.

Apes giggle like humans over slapstick humour

Apes might appreciate slapstick humour like humans, according to new research on laughter.

Why humans outlive apes

Chimpanzees and great apes have lifespans that barely exceed 50 years, in spite of their genetic similarity to humans.