About 60 per cent of monkeys, apes, lemurs, lorises and tarsiers are threatened with extinction. Climate change will only make it more difficult for them to survive.
Hollywood loves a good monster battle, and where better to turn for inspiration than the animal kingdom? Traits from real animals can provide clues about the fighting prowess of Kong and Godzilla.
Newly discovered extinct ape Danuvius has some human-like features, but that doesn’t mean it could walk like us.
Attacks on chimpanzees are happening at an alarming rate, within and outside national parks.
The way of life primates have evolved to live cannot be replicated in a human home.
Chimpanzees, like humans, possess working memory abilities. They’re able to perform similar to seven-year-old children.
An Ig Nobel Prize-winning study suggests we need to rethink why imitation evolved.
Throughout his life, Brett Whiteley made images of apes and monkeys. He found much in their character and physiognomy to identify with.
Our research supports the idea that human speech abilities comes down to our brain power.
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.