Chimpanzees

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

Monkey seen caring for dying mate, grieves after she dies

In one of the first examples of compassionate care and grief in a wild monkey, an alpha male of a group of snub-nosed monkeys and his dying partner spent a final, tender hour together before she passed away.

February 27, 2016
February 27, 2016

Study identifies common ancestor of chimpanzees, bonobos

Scientists reveal a common ancestor of all chimpanzees and bonobos from their DNA analysis.

June 19, 2015
June 19, 2015

CHIMPS KNOW THEY ARE RIGHT!

Chimpanzees are capable of metacognition, or thinking about one's own thinking, and can adjust their behaviour accordingly