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Using Cyber Tracking Technology to Outsmart Poachers

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Using Cyber Tracking Technology to Outsmart Poachers

Instead of counting living monkeys, elephants, and great apes, we witnessed the arrest of about 15 poachers on more than five different occasions. We have been hiding and running, sleeping on the ground next to the fire with guards at both sides of our overnight spot— switching every two hours, assuring security. See More Here

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Palm Oil and Great Apes

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Palm Oil and Great Apes

Palm oil is one of the biggest threats to great apes, and it is in a huge number of food and products we use every day.  Learn more. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new...

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Mother Chimps Crucial for Offspring’s Social Skills

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Mother Chimps Crucial for Offspring’s Social Skills

Orphaned chimpanzees are less socially competent than chimpanzees who were reared by their mother. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, observed that orphaned chimpanzees frequently engaged in social play, but their play bouts were much shorter and resulted in aggression more often. Apparently, chimpanzee mothers endow their offspring with important social skills. See More Here Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new...

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