Orangutan Grabbed a Woman—Here's the Likely Reason Why loading...
Orangutan Grabbed a Woman—Here's the Likely Reason Why
On a tour through the Sumatran rainforest, a woman was briefly held hostage by an orangutan that refused to let go of her wrist.
Can You Tell If This Monkey Wants to Bite? loading...
Can You Tell If This Monkey Wants to Bite?
A new study finds people get their facial expressions dangerously wrong.
These Monkeys Like Their Lovers Red loading...
These Monkeys Like Their Lovers Red
For certain macaque species, face colour matters.
Extremely Rare Albino Orangutan Found in Indonesia loading...
Extremely Rare Albino Orangutan Found in Indonesia
The foundation nursing the primate back to health says they have never taken care of an albino orangutan and cannot find others like it in the wild.
Orangutans Nurse For a Record-Breaking Amount of Time loading...
Orangutans Nurse For a Record-Breaking Amount of Time
The Southeast Asian apes suckle for longer than any other primate on Earth, a new study says.
A Baby Gorilla's Mom Was Killed, So This Woman Raised Him loading...
A Baby Gorilla's Mom Was Killed, So This Woman Raised Him
A surging trade in bush meat puts baby primates in peril when adults are killed by poachers.
This Nature Reserve Boasts Natural Beauty—and a Monkey Circus? loading...
This Nature Reserve Boasts Natural Beauty—and a Monkey Circus?
At Vietnam’s Can Gio reserve, a place where wildlife is supposed to be protected, monkeys are forced to jump over flames, walk tightropes, and ride bicycles.
How Sniffing Poop Helps Monkeys Stay Healthy loading...
How Sniffing Poop Helps Monkeys Stay Healthy
Like humans, mandrills of central Africa have strategies to avoid getting sick.
The World’s Snowiest Place Is Starting to Melt loading...
The World’s Snowiest Place Is Starting to Melt
The mountains of northwestern Japan have long received up to 125 feet of snow a year—but that's starting to change, prompting locals to ask how long it will last.
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Lost Tourist Says Monkeys Saved Him in the Amazon
Locals believe the young man angered forest spirits—before he disappeared mysteriously for nine days—but he is just glad to be alive.
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In the hidden world of remote China, scientists are on a mission to protect the mysterious snub-nosed monkeys that were once believed extinct.

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