Posts Tagged ‘Primates’

Do Chimps Mourn Deaths?

Friday, June 24th, 2011

Are chimpanzees mourning the deaths of a nine-year-old male and infant? Researchers have released never-before-seen video of a chimp community in Zambia reacting to the deaths. Found at National Geographic.

The Search For The Golden-Handed Tamarin Monkey

Saturday, May 14th, 2011

Wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan races from the camp to film the pint-sized golden-handed tamarin monkey. Standing at just 25cm tall, and foraging in the mid-canopy of the forest, they are incredibly difficult to film. But Gordon’s luck is in as a family of three tamarins come into view. Found at YouTube from BBCEarth.

Jane Goodall, Digitized

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

In July 1960, Jane Goodall began meticulously recording the behavior of chimpanzees in Africa. That effort has continued uninterrupted for 50 years, and now the resulting data is being digitized for future generations. Found at YouTube from Duke.

Awesome Monkeys

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

Break compiles a greatest hits list of most awesome monkeys. Found at YouTube from break.