AFP (Oct. 17, 2013) New research from Lund University, Sweden, has shown for the first time that chimpanzees catch yawns from humans, and that the susceptibility to contagious yawning develops gradually with age, just ... watch video
Reuters (Jan. 6, 2014) Like humans, chimpanzees choose their friends on the basis of shared personality traits, according to a study by European scientists. Their findings suggest that the 'similarity effect' commonly ... watch video
Reuters - US Online Video (Apr. 10, 2014) A free-roaming chimp is caught on camera, after several of chimpanzees escaped their habitat at the Kansas City Zoo. Jillian Kitchener reports.
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June 13, 2012 Scientists have completed the genome of the bonobo -- the final great ape to be sequenced. Bonobos, which together with chimpanzees are the closest living relatives of humans, are known for their ... read more
July 13, 2011 How influential are mass media portrayals of chimpanzees in television, movies, advertisements and greeting cards on public perceptions of this endangered species? That is what researchers sought to ... read more