Tag Archives: primate

Examining Ecotourism – Does it stress out the monkeys?

By Dominique Bertrand Ecotourism is a growing industry. In 2001, United States citizens alone spent 32 billion dollars traveling overseas to view wildlife in their native habitats. This amount is expected to triple by 20201. Local populations often benefit financially … Continue reading

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Field Notes: Life on Monkey Island

I’m finally back after a summer field season studying monkeys in Japan! My research was conducted on Koshima Island, the birthplace of Japanese Primatology and home to a population of almost 100 Japanese macaques. You may have heard of

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The Monkey Network

If you’re anything like me, you probably check your Facebook account at least five times a day. It’s something pretty much all of us do, but have you ever wondered why we feel the need to check up on our … Continue reading

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Primate Drug Use Revealed!

Think humans are the only species that use medicine? Think again! Primates use local plants and other items to… Continue reading

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Field Photo: silky sifaka (Propithecus candidus)

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