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AP (May 9, 2012) — Orangutans are great communicators, whether if it's through sign language or gestures or sounds they make. Now, trainers at Jungle Island in Miami are using technology to help the apes communicate with humans.
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Right Handedness as Common Among Apes as Humans

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Reuters (Feb. 17, 2013) — A propensity for right-handedness is not a uniquely human trait but one shared by great apes, according to new research by a leading cognitive psychologist. The findings cast doubt on long-held assumptions that right-handedness was connected to the emergence of language in humans.
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Scientists Discover Oldest Known Primate Skeleton

Scientists Discover Oldest Known Primate Skeleton

Newsy (June 6, 2013) — The 55 million-year-old animal could fit in the palm of your hand and dates from just after apes and humans split from tarsiers.
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