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  Hidden high among the forested volcanoes of central Africa, the mountain gorilla was unknown to science until 1902, when two were first encountered by a German explorer -- and promptly killed. It set the tone for the relationship. For much of the time since, due to deforestation and poach...
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Viewers of this summer’s Hollywood blockbuster “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” may be surprised to learn that before our earliest ancestors arrived on the scene roughly seven million years ago, apes really did rule the planet. As many as 40 kinds roamed Eurasia and Africa between 10 and 25 million ...
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KYOTO (Japan) - THAI monkeys have been observed showing their young how to floss - proof that primates teach offspring to use tools, a Japanese researcher says. 'I was surprised because teaching techniques on using tools properly to a third party are said to be an activity carried out only by human...
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Wildlife-Conservation Society and Republic of Congo said new census counted 125,000 newly discovered gorillas. Western lowland gorillas were believed to have been reduced by 50% due to hunting and disease. Primatologists in Edinburgh, Scotland warn that nearly half of the world's 634 types of prima...
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