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Rebecca Murry Interviews Dicaprio
Blood Diamond was directed by Edward Zwick and stars DiCaprio as an ex-mercenary who now makes his living trading diamonds for arms.
Leo And Paris Party In Sa
Leonardo DiCaprio and Paris Hilton hang out in South Africa
Trade guru is bringing Africa back HOT on the heels of the world’s largest sporting event being held in SA comes the biggest offering of international business opportunities yet assembled on the continent.
Kinda Like Houdini
Monkeys use trees to catapault themselves out of Japanese laboratory Monkeys at a research institute in Japan have used the branches of trees to catapault themselves over an electric fence in order to escape.
Some male monkeys put on extra weight when their mates are pregnant, a new study reveals.
Ringtail Lemur Babies
The birth of our first ringtailed lemur baby of the season, a couple of weeks ago, reminds us that it is that time of the year again, where our beautiful Monkeyland forest starts filling up with newborns of every species.
Orangutan Females Steal Food To Test Mates
Gentlemen, when a lady friend asks, May I have a bite of that? the proper answer is always, But of course, dear. Just ask the orangutan. Orangutan females test potential mates by snatching food from the males to see how they'll react, according to a new study.
Culling For Protein And Souveniours
North Africa’s Muslim have a tradition that forbids the eating of monkey meat, so few of the older more traditional Muslims eat it.
Baboons And Humans Vs Malaria
Evolutionarily speaking, baboons may be our more distant cousins among primates. But when it comes to our experiences with malaria over the course of time, it seems the stories of our two species have followed very similar plots.
Prostitution At Monkeyland!
If anyone says that they don't stop in their tracks when they see animals mating (out of sheer curiosity, of course), they are probably lying.
Babies In The Forest
With the spring and the summer, it is the baby season again in Monkeyland. Indeed, in the wild, most species have a birth season, and the babies are born at the most favourable time for the feeding mother: when food is most abundant.
Chimpanzee Extinction Warning
Study predicts chimpanzee extinction sooner than thought!!
All About Monkeys
One of most recognizable animals in the world, a monkey is a long-tailed, medium-sized member of the order of Primates. The primate order also includes macaques, baboons, guenons, capuchins, marmosets, and tamarins.
Baboon Society Is No Democracy
ScienceDaily (Nov. 24, 2008) — In decisions about where to eat, baboons don't all have an equal say, according to a report in the November 20th issue of Current Biology, a Cell Press publication. Rather, most baboons in a group will follow their leader to a dining spot of his choosing, even if it means a considerably more meager meal for themselves than they could have had otherwise.
Africa's Great Apes In Peril
The future of our closest living relatives is much more fragile than previously thought. According to a report published online today by the journal Nature, the number of great apes in the wilds of western Africa has been more than halved over the past two decades.
Human-like Altruism Shown In Chimpanzees
ScienceDaily (June 25, 2007) — Experimental evidence reveals that chimpanzees will help other unrelated humans and conspecifics without a reward, showing that they share crucial aspects of altruism with humans.
A Fed Baboon Is A Dead Baboon
24 July 2009 By Sandrine Nouvel Staff Writer In South Africa, baboons, like a number of wild animals, still roam freely and can often been encountered at the side of- or even on - the road.
Monkeys And Apes Know Right From Wrong
Monkeys and apes have a sense of morality and fairness, new research has found.
The Emperor Tamarin