News file for: Primates
The threat of infants being killed by unrelated males is the key driver of monogamy in primates, according to a new study by researchers.
In the 1960s, the cao vit gibbon was declared extinct. But in 2002, the animals turned up along Vietnam’s remote northern border.
Researchers in Japan have shown for the first time that pairs of macaque monkeys spontaneously synchronize their movement, just like humans.
The world’s 25 most endangered primates have been revealed in a new report released on Monday at the UN’s Convention on Biological Diversity COP11.