New species of anthropoid primate found in Libya

The scientits performed the research at the Zallah Oasis, a promising site for unearthing fossils from the Oligocene period, roughly 30 million years ago.

Endangered monkeys doing well in China

Endangered monkeys doing well in China

Located in the northwestern mountains in Hubei, Shennongjia boasts rich natural forests and many animal species.

Monkeys in Asia harbouring virus from humans

Monkeys in Asia harbouring virus from humans

 Researchers have found that monkeys which commonly dwell with people in Asia can harbour variants of a type of virus which can cause infectious gastroenteritis or diarrhoea in humans.

Antiviral compound fully protects monkeys from Ebola

The research team used cell culture and animal models to assess the compound's efficacy against several pathogens, including Ebola virus.

Optical illusions fool monkeys too: Study

Optical illusions fool monkeys too: Study

Monkeys perceive visual illusions in the same way that great apes and humans do, according to a new study.

NDMC goes back to traditional methods of catching monkeys

 Unsuccessful in dealing with the monkey menace despite trying several methods including power fencing and air guns, NDMC has now decided to go back to the traditional way of trapping apes in cages by luring them with food.

Rare primate's fossil closer to lemurs than humans

Based on how its teeth erupted, a model has suggested that a rare fossil of an early primate shares more in common with modern lemurs and not with monkeys or humans.

Human-chimp ancestor was similar to modern African apes

 The last common ancestor of humans and chimpanzees had shoulders similar to those of modern African apes, scientists have found.

China deploys monkeys, eagles for military parade: Report

 China has hired monkeys and eagles to ensure aircraft safety during a massive parade this week to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II where the communist giant will demonstrate its air power.  

How humans, monkeys recover from paralysis

 Humans and monkeys exhibit greater motor recovery than rats after similar spinal cord injury, new research shows.

Women in shorts are compared to monkeys in Assam – Watch the video here

Women in shorts are compared to monkeys in Assam – Watch the video here

In an absurd report on an Assamese news channel, women in short clothes are compared to monkeys.

'Monkey menace' has reached epic proportions in India: Study

'Monkey menace' has reached epic proportions in India: Study

'Monkey menace' has reached epic proportions in India. So pronounced is the problem of monkeys, that they have even derailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's plans of making his parliamentary constituency of Varanasi Wi-Fi-enabled.

Old World monkeys had complex brain

Brain complexity can evolve before brain size in the primates, says a study of the brain hidden inside the oldest known Old World monkey skull.

'Monkeys behaved peculiarly ahead of quake'

An animal lover on Sunday said monkeys in the Taj city displayed peculiar behaviour ahead of Saturday's earthquake.

Watch: Salman Khan feeds monkeys

Watch: Salman Khan feeds monkeys

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan who is known for his philanthropic engagements, extended his magnanimous hands to feed some monkeys while on the sets of his next movie.

Monkeys, power cuts mar Modi’s free Wi-Fi plan in his constituency

As the Narendra Modi government launches an $18 billion plan to spread the information revolution to its provinces, the problems it faces are a holdover from the past — electricity shortages, badly planned, jam-packed cities, and monkeys.

Young male monkeys prefer hanging around with dads to prepare for itinerant lifestyle

Young male monkeys prefer hanging around with dads to prepare for itinerant lifestyle

 A new study has revealed that young male monkeys prefer to hang around with their dads, may be in order to prepare for the itinerant lifestyle they are forced to live later in life.

NDMC turns to 'power-fencing' for keeping monkeys away

Unsuccessful in dealing with the monkey menace in the areas under its jurisdiction despite having spent lakhs of rupees for the same, NDMC has now decided to go for 'power fencing' or 'simian tape' to keep them away.

Experimental Ebola vaccine effective in monkeys: Study

An experimental Ebola vaccine has been shown to effectively protect monkeys against the often-deadly virus, according to a study published Thursday.

Experimental Ebola vaccine effective in monkeys: Study

 An experimental Ebola vaccine has been shown to effectively protect monkeys against the often-deadly virus, according to a study published Thursday.