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Scientists Reveal What Chimpanzees Are Actually Saying to Each Other

Scientists Reveal What Chimpanzees Are Actually Saying to Each Other

Originally posted 01/25/2015 07:45AM

What do chimpanzees talk about when they talk about love? (Or anything else, really?)

Scientists are finally getting to the root of that question. A new study published in Animal Behaviour details the efforts of scientists who studied chimpanzees in the Ivory Coast's Taï Forest for over 750 hours.

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UpdatePosted 01/20/2015 07:00AM

Heroic Pot-Bellied Pig Foils Attempted Robbery in England

Originally posted 01/19/2015 02:05PM

There are a lot of heroic pets in the world, but none more unlikely than Ludwig.

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Argentinian Orangutan Granted 'Non-Human Personhood'

UpdatePosted 12/23/2014 03:10PM

Argentinian Orangutan Granted 'Non-Human Personhood'

Originally posted 12/22/2014 04:20PM

In a precedent-setting ruling, an Argentinian court has ruled that an orangutan who has spent 20 years at the zoo in Buenos Aires should be recognized as a person.

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Rare Female 'Seadevil' Fish Caught on Film for the First Time (VIDEO)

Originally posted 11/24/2014 12:35PM

If Hieronymus Bosch and Jacques Cousteau ever collaborated, they'd probably dream up something like the female anglerfish.

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UpdatePosted 11/20/2014 02:45PM

The Story Behind That 'Grizzly Bear Photographer' Picture

Originally posted 11/20/2014 11:30AM

You may have seen the photo of a curious grizzly bear poised at a wildlife photographer's camera earlier this month – it was getting passed around fairly frequently.

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UpdatePosted 11/19/2014 09:45PM

Conservationists Reunite with Gorillas They Raised 12 Years Later (VIDEO)

Originally posted 11/19/2014 08:00AM

Djalta and Bimms are Western Lowland gorillas. They were born at Howletts Wild Animal Park in Kent, U.K., and released into the forest in Gabon, West Africa in 2003.

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Giant 'Frozen' Sharks Are Everywhere

UpdatePosted 11/18/2014 05:00PM

The Biggest 'Frozen' Shark You've Never Seen

Originally posted 11/17/2014 03:00PM

It's a huge, slow-moving species of shark that swims through the world's coldest waters, and the first-ever pictures of it were taken in 1995.

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Benjy, Ireland's Gay Bull, Saved by Simpsons Producer Sam Simon

Benjy, Ireland's Gay Bull, Saved by Simpsons Producer Sam Simon

Originally posted 11/18/2014 11:20AM

He faced execution for failure to perform. But Benjy, the gay bull of Ireland, has been saved following a worldwide appeal backed by The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon.

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