Tag: "monkeys"

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Iran Launches First Monkey into Space and Paves Way for Human Launches at Their Own Space Center

Only a handful of countries have made rocket launches into space – Iran, the United States, China, the Soviet Union, France, Japan, the United Kingdom and Israel. So far, only three have managed to send humans into space – the Soviet Union, the United States and China.

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Monkeys Synchronize their Actions just like Humans

How often have you matched your steps with your friend to walk at the same pace? We humans, tend to synchronise our actions with people around us many times like clapping after a concert or cheering for a team to win. Now scientists say that apes and monkeys do the same thing as well making it a common primate trait.

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Critically Endangered Black Macaque Population in Sulawesi on the Rebound

While most reports of critically endangered species continue to break the hearts of wildlife and nature enthusiasts, there is one critically endangered species in Sulawesi making a comeback! Black macaques, otherwise known as the ‘gorilla of Indonesia,’ are reportedly showing signs of recovery after experiencing a decline so devastating that experts thought they would disappear.

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Loose Lemurs in Miami Beach Give Police Force the Run Around

When it comes to nabbing the bad guy or responding to calls on unruly citizens, officers from the Miami PD know exactly what to do. When it comes to handling calls about unruly primates, well…let’s just say they received some on the job training.

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PETA: Shipment of 60 U.S. Lab Monkeys Cancelled by Air France

According to the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), efforts to stop a shipment of 60 lab monkeys from reaching a U.S. testing lab have been successful.