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Capuchin Monkey Disapproves of Inequality in Viral Video

A capuchin monkey expresses extreme disapproval of inequality in a video that Dr. Frans de Waal presented at TED Talks and is now going viral. The monkey thought he was getting grapes like his friend,…

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Extinction Rates Soar in Brazil’s Fragmented Forests

By Stephen Messenger, TreeHugger While much is made about pervasive threats faced by Brazil's Amazon Rainforest (and rightfully so), the nation is home to another biologically diverse region that'…

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Saving a Baby Vervet Monkey

"Lequinho" is a vervet monkey (Cercopithecus pygerythrus) that weighs just under a pound and measures 35cm, without counting the tail. Two months ago, he lost his mother at birth in Rio de Janeiro's z…

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Running Like a Monkey Is Serious Business

Japanese monkey aficionado Kenichi Ito's affection for the animal made him develop a four-legged running style based on the African Patas monkey. Odd News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "yWsVFg4h…

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10 Funny Sleeping Animals (Videos)

  Some of us sleep on our sides, some on our backs and some on our stomachs. But these adorable pets and animals? Well, they sure find some very interesting positions to sleep in! Click throug…

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Orangutan Twins Born in Hong Kong

Hong Kong introduces to the public the first pair of locally born orangutan twins. The twins, born in July 2011, are named "Wan Wan" and "Wah Wah." Science News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "kt…

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Japan’s Snow Monkeys

Japanese macaques, or "snow monkeys," are iconic in snowy Japanese landscapes . David Levene monkeys around with the primates at Japans Jigokudani Monkey Park as they (the monkeys not Dave) take a dip…

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Monkey Hug (Video)

This monkey has an urge to show some love to another monkey friend. The monkey climbs down a tree and gives a precious hug to another monkey below. Affection between monkeys is quite adorable. …

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Cute Look at a Monkey Rescue Organization (Video)

  Watch this adorable mini-documentary about Nosara Wildlife Rescue in Costa Rica. Learn about this great organization's mission to ensure the survival of the region's howler monkey. &n…

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Rescued Monkeys Fall in Love (Video)

  At Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary in Gainsville, Florida, two monkeys have fallen in love! Goober and Fiona were both taken away from their families , but at the Sanctuary they have found …

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