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Baby Gorillas in the Congo Rescued from War Zone

United Nations helicopters airlifted four orphaned eastern lowland baby gorillas out of an area where the could have been captured and sold on the bushmeat market for food. Violence between human mili…

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Do Primates Feel Compassion?

Morality is usually seen as the exclusive province of humans with highly developed brains. But world-famous primatologist Frans de Waal believes primates like chimpanzees and bonobos are moral creatur…

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Being Human: From Helpless Babies to World Domination

Upon becoming a parent I was struck by two very distinct, and somewhat oppositional, emotional responses to parenthood. The first was this overwhelming sense that all of humanity was linked in a tangl…

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