Eleven-day-old Golden Langur Joon clings to his mother Sameli inside their enclosure at a zoo cum botanical garden in Guwahati, the major city of India's northeastern state of Assam, November 17, 2006. REUTERS/Utpal Baruah (INDIA)
A chimp rests in his cage in Berlin's zoo in this January 7, 2003 file photo. Chimpanzee males prefer to have sex with older females, U.S. researchers found in a study published on Monday that shows one of the biggest behavioural differences between humans and our closest biological relatives. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz
Three different-coloured mouse lemurs – one with reddish-brown fur, one with grey fur and one with mixed colouration – actually belong to the same species, researchers have discovered after a new genetic analysis.
Two rare monkeys who were found during police raids 11 days after being stolen from an East Sussex zoo have been showing off their new baby.
A young bonobo ape, a primate unique to Congo and humankind's closest relative, clings to its mother at Lola Ya Bonobo sanctuary just outside the capital Kinshasa, October 31, 2006. Scientifically named Pan paniscus, but more commonly known as pygmy chimpanzees, bonobos share 98.4% of their genetic make-up with humans and are at risk of extinction due to more than a decade of conflict in Central Africa.
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