The way of life primates have evolved to live cannot be replicated in a human home.
New research suggests that even ecologically flexible baboons could be at significant risk of habitat loss and endangerment from anthropogenic climate change.
Colombian researchers hope to revive an endangered species by rehabilitating monkeys confiscated from smugglers. The captive animals' struggles show that survival is not guaranteed.
It's time programmers looked out old computer text adventures like Zork and Colossal Cave from the 1970s and 1980s.
Using real apes and monkeys as actors in film and TV encourages people to see them as pets.
A disease suspected to be monkeypox is on the rampage in Nigeria. In less than one month, it has spread to seven of the country's 36 states and infected 31 people.
Digital and animal cultures pose a profound challenge to the law’s recognition of human uniqueness.
Our secret? We're better at sharing our ideas.
Our closest relatives are being wiped out and it's all our fault.
Without research on primates, we wouldn't be able to understand the human brain – or repair it.
Because primates have relationships too you know.
New research shows macaques can show autism-like behaviour.
The Mexican artist Frida Kahlo kept monkeys as pets and painted them often. They symbolised the children she couldn't have and were worshipped as gods of fertility in Aztec times.
There must be some evolutionary force acting to maintain this visual 'defect'.
A number of monkey species eat rough leaves, soils and charcoal to treat or prevent diseases.
The iconic southern African Chacma baboon is in danger. The species is facing a population decline.
Animalisation remains a malicious and effective form of dehumanisation. Simianisation is a version of this strategy, which historically manifested a lethal combination of sexism and racism.
Social organisation plays a key role in the wide variation seen in the size of male howler monkey calls and the size of their testes.
Infant monkeys who play more develop better motor skills even though they grow more slowly, a study has found.
Social animals also have societies to run and voters to please.