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Capuchin monkeys poke each other in the eyes
Scientists think it's a way of building trust, but no one knows for sure.
animals-acting-like-humans  animals-monkeys  video 
september 2016 by daguti
(3) I Freaking Love Animals
"A monkey saved the life of another monkey who fell unconscious after being electrocuted in India's northern city of Kanpur on Saturday !! The brave one tried 20 minutes to bring his friends life back. It is indeed with deeds like these, many animals around teach human beings great lessons from time to time !!"
animals  animals-acting-like-humans  animals-monkeys  life-affirming  video 
december 2015 by daguti
Discovery Family Daytime
An orangutan frolics and feeds some baby tigers.
video  cute  animals-acting-like-humans  animals  animals-monkeys 
may 2015 by daguti
We May Have Snakes To Thank For Our Acute Vision : 13.7: Cosmos And Culture : NPR
"The All Things Considered story notes, "Primates in parts of the world with lots of poisonous snakes evolved better vision than primates elsewhere, Isbell found out. It's no accident that lemurs in Madagascar have the worst vision in the primate world, she says. There are no venomous snakes [in Madagascar].""
evolvify-topics  evolution  animals-monkeys  eyes  brain  animals-snakes  eyes-vision 
march 2015 by daguti
African Golden Cat Hunting Footage | Panthera
African golden cat hunts monkeys. Lightning fast, you have to watch multiple times to see what happens.
video  nature  animals-cats  animals-monkeys  countries-continents-africa 
january 2015 by daguti
TIL in 1974 Jane Goodall observed a social rift in a community of chimpanzees turn into a violent 4 year civil war for territory involving kidnapping, rape & murder, changing her perception of chimpanzees, it is known as the “Gombe Chimpanzee War”. :
books-to-buy = "Recently I started reading Sex and War and in there the author points out that chimpanzee troops and human gangs share alot of similarities. They form strong bonds and defend each other while fighting against other groups."
animals-monkeys  animals-acting-like-humans  evolvify-topics  crime-violence  warfare  books-to-buy 
november 2014 by daguti
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A monkey in front of a mirror has his attention brought to the mirror. He looks at it and in the space of a second goes through shock and backs away from the mirror in an instant.
video  animals  animals-monkeys  animals-acting-like-humans  funny 
january 2013 by daguti
Kanzi - Radiolab
Chimpanzees taught to speak (with their mouths, not symbols) - the most amazing part is that the chip threatened a researcher who refused to stand up for his co-worker... and carried out the threat the next day!
animals-acting-like-humans  amazing  animals  animals-monkeys  interesting  language 
december 2012 by daguti
Genius chimp Natasha might be smarter than American teenagers
Humor piece compares intellectual performance of super-smart chimp to that of American teenagers
animals  world-records  animals-monkeys  intelligence-iq 
august 2012 by daguti
Bonobos And Chimpanzees - Science Nation - YouTube
Bonobos do not fight. Females rule the tribe. They love to share and have sex to resolve disputes. Lots to learn from the Bonobo!
nature  animals  animals-monkeys  video  culture 
september 2011 by daguti
Animals Being Dicks
Baby chimp pushes his brother off a river bank into the water. Parents come and save him.
funny  animals  animals-monkeys  animals-acting-like-humans 
august 2011 by daguti
Would you like to buy a monkey? — TheBloggess.com
storytelling: That whole story builds up... and then you find out you CAN buy Copernicus cards!
storytelling  animals-monkeys  animals  funny  cards 
august 2011 by daguti
The Chimp That Learned Sign Language : NPR
Chip raised as a human, taught sign language, only to be sold to a medical lab.
animals-acting-like-humans  books  animals  animals-monkeys  philosophy  books-to-buy 
december 2009 by daguti
Bananas and Monkeys Experiment
Because That's the Way It's Always Been Done Around Here - monkeys with a banana story
society  culture  psychology  research  animals-monkeys 
april 2008 by daguti

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