Monkeys

Humans aren’t the only ones to choke under pressure! Monkeys also struggle with tasks when the rewards are higher, study finds Three rhesus monkeys were trained to perform a challenging reaching...

Wild? They’re furious! Rival gangs of wild monkeys fight each other in front of shocked drivers in Thailand The monkeys are normally well fed by visitors but a Covid-19 lockdown has led to a renewed...

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Meet Teeny and Tiny! Two adorable squirrel monkeys have been born at London Zoo and are ‘doing really well’ as they get to know their new home They were born to two mothers in the troop, Avril...

The world’s smallest monkeys, the 100-gram pygmy marmosets, belong to two different species The world’s smallest monkeys, pygmy marmosets, are not one but actually two separate species They...

Monkeys change their ‘accent’ to avoid conflict when they enter the territory of another species, study finds The team looked at 15 groups of two types of tamarin monkey living in Brazil  Red-handed...

A new study gives us new clues into how languages can evolve on a biological level. The study looked at two monkey species in Brazil, which use the same calls but make them differently. The study found...

Remains of three MONKEYS dating back to Georgian times are discovered at Nottingham Castle that may have been kept as exotic animals by former resident Jane Kirkby in the 18th century The bones of the...

In a move that some scientists say raises serious ethical questions, researchers have for the first time embryos that are a hybrid of human and monkey cells. Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte, a professor in...

Robbers who ‘trained monkeys to intimidate victims into handing over cash’ are arrested in India Two men arrested after using monkeys to intimidate people to hand over cash  One alleged...

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s brain-chip company has released a video of a monkey appearing to play a video game with its mind rather than a joystick. The three-minute video by Neuralink on Thursday...

Female putty-nosed monkeys use males as ‘hired guns’ to defend against vicious predators such as leopards Researchers studied groups of putty-nosed monkeys in the north of the Congo They...

Woman, 21, is killed by monkeys in India after marauding primates chase her off a roof The woman fell to her death after gang of monkeys chased after her on terrace G. Sirisha was playing badminton with...

This is the bizarre moment a tourist screaming in shock when a monkey rips off her wig by mistake. The woman, known as Ms Xu, and her friends were visiting the Wulongkou Scenic Area in the city of Jiyuan,...

More On: india Himalayan glacier disaster highlights climate change risks Death toll from Himalayan glacier disaster rises to 26 with 200 still missing Himalayan glacier breaks in India’s...

A photo of a monkey seemingly "working" at a university has gone viral. The Formosan macaque was snapped sitting at a cubicle at National Sun Yat-Sen University (NSYSU) in the city of Kaohsiung,...