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Crows are no bird-brains! Scientists have for the first time demonstrated how the brains of crows produce intelligent behaviour when the birds have to make strategic decisions.
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Biologists have found that the primates that are more social have more complex facial patterns.
Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 18:44
Hundreds of slow lorises have been seized on Indonesia`s Java island as animal smugglers were about to send the protected primates to markets to be sold as pets, officials said on Friday.
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Music skills evolved at least 30 million years ago in the common ancestor of humans and monkeys, scientists have found.
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Snakes tend to arouse sharp fear in monkeys, apes and humans, and scientists said Thursday they have found specific brain cells that fire off a rapid warning for slithery danger.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 17:57
Scientists have found the first example of whispering among non-human primates in a group of tamarin monkeys in captivity in the Central Park Zoo here.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 21:34
Researchers have observed the first instance of whispering by non-human primates amongst a group of tamarin monkeys in captivity in New York City`s Central Park Zoo.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 20:50
Primates are capable of making rational financial decisions, and just like wealthy humans.
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The closest animal relatives to humans, chimpanzees, have the ability to "think about thinking" - what is called "metacognition," a new study has revealed.
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Not just humans but birds also find yawns irresistible, say a researcher.
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A group of experts have urged urgent action to prevent the nightmarish ‘Planet Of The Apes’ science ever turning from fiction to fact.
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A new iPhone application permits you to see how long ago you shared a common ancestor with any species.
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