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Apes remember distant past events
Chimpanzees and orangutans were able to remember events from three years earlier when presented with with sensory triggers, a new study shows.
Apes are emotional about choices
Chimpanzees and bonobos react emotionally - sometimes appearing to throw "tantrums" - when they take risks that fail to pay off, say scientists.
Chimps reveal origins of sharing
The human tendency to share and be fair has ancient evolutionary routes, according to a study of chimpanzees.
Chimp grooming postcode lottery
Chimpanzee grooming habits are influenced more by where they live than by genetic or ecological influences, according to research published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B.
Chimps 'use human-like gestures'
A Stirling researcher says she has found that wild chimpanzees use similar gestures to humans to communicate.
Promiscuous apes make more sperm
Chimpanzees produce 200 times more sperm than the world's largest primates, scientists reveal.
Malaria 'caught from gorillas'
Humans may have originally caught malaria from gorillas, scientists say.
Safeguarding chimps from snares
To save ape's lives, wildlife hunters in Uganda are being encouraged to give up their wire traps.
Chimps form 'super group' of 22 at Edinburgh Zoo
A "super group" of 22 chimps has finally joined together in Edinburgh Zoo's Budongo Trail.
Chimps 'feel death like humans'
Chimpanzees deal with death in much the same way as humans, studies suggest.
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