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Twins for Rarest Lemur Species!

Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Grey, a mated pair of Alaotran Gentle Lemur who welcomed twins this August at Bristol Zoo!  The newborns not only are adorable but vital to their species survival. 116 more words

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Stop the cruel Mauritius monkey trade!

via Avaaz – Stop the cruel Mauritius monkey trade!.

Mauritius is the second largest supplier of monkeys for the research industry in the world, exporting up to 10,000 animals every year. 138 more words


A Western Lowland gorilla holding her infant from the Great Apes Survival Partnership (GRASP-UNEP).

For a long time, the claim in the human literature was that humans are the only primates in which mothers have eye contact with their infants. 36 more words


Tarsiers, one of the Smallest Primates

They have large eyes that equal the size of their brain. As they are solitary animals, they can be quite aggressive (despite their tiny frame) when there’s competition over a mate or territory. 21 more words


What Are They Putting in Those Leaves?

And whatever it is, could I get some in my morning coffee?