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Creature Feature: Patas monkeys

Inhabiting a broad swath of arid savanna woodlands just north of equatorial Africa lives one of the most remarkable monkeys that you have likely never heard of. The patas monkey (Erythrocebus patas) survives in these difficult places with the help of … Continue reading

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The Drunken Monkey: Is Our Desire for Booze an Evolutionary Hangover?

The insatiable allure for alcohol comes in a variety of conspicuous forms, from severe alcoholism to the occasional beer with close friends, wine tastings, cocktail parties, and well…most of us remember those late Friday nights in college when you stumbled … Continue reading

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