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  • New research suggests chimpanzees mourn their dead much like humans do

     
    Some chimpanzees seem to grieve similarly to humans in the face of a fellow chimp’s death, two new studies have found, appearing to comfort the dying, experience trauma after death and have trouble letting go. The research, published Monday in......
  • Charla Nash, victim of chimp attack, checks out of Cleveland Clinic and returns to Connecticut

     
    HARTFORD, Conn. — A Connecticut woman who lost her hands and much of her face when she was mauled by a chimpanzee has moved from an Ohio hospital to a Boston-area assisted-living center, where she plans to continue rehabilitation and......
  • Sandra Herold, owner of chimp that severely injured Connecticut woman in 2009, dies

     
    Sandra Herold, the Connecticut woman whose 200-pound pet chimpanzee, Travis, attacked and critically injured Herold's friend Charla Nash last February, died Monday. Herold's attorney told the Associated Press that his client died of a ruptured aortic...
  • Backyard Squirrels Become Internet Sensation

    Backyard Squirrels Become Internet Sensation
    SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- A streaming webcam is making stars out of some Southern California squirrels. The idea for the internet phenomenon came in the fall of 2008 when a Santa Monica resident left a few nuts on her porch for neighboring squirrels. The...
  • Jane Goodall: Chimp change

    Chimpanzees and humans share about 95% of their DNA. If affinity and awareness count, Jane Goodall may have a smidge more. As the world's most renowned primatologist, her work has changed what we think of our primate brethren as thinking and feeling...
  • He's outlived them all. Tarzan. Trigger. Ronald Reagan. Now, retired in Palm Springs, the world's oldest chimp gets some stuff off his chest.

    What can I say--I'm a star. That's why this guy's staring at me, right? I seem familiar, and not just because I did 50 movies, including those classic "Tarzan" flicks of the 1930s. Maybe he saw me on one of the morning shows. Maybe he read about me in...
  • Calling out to the wild

    Could better communications help prevent things from going wrong between humans and wild animals? Some scientists on the frontiers of interspecies fraternizing think it's possible to get across more than misjudged intentions. They believe humans should...