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Primates Articles

  • White-Cheeked Gibbon
    Nov. 18, 2011 from Zoo Guide

    The white-cheeked gibbon has extremely dense fur, which protects it from the rain of its habitat.

  • Marmoset
    Nov. 11, 2011 from Zoo Guide

    Younger marmosets will help care for the young of others in their group while waiting to establish families of their own.

  • Orangutans
    Nov. 4, 2011 from Zoo Guide

    The orangutans has powerful hands and arms but weak feet.

  • Gorilla
    Sept. 30, 2011 from Zoo Guide

    The gorilla’s arms are extremely long, enabling it to walk on all four limbs while keeping its head up.

  • Chimpanzee
    Aug. 11, 2011 from Zoo Guide

    Chimpanzees have recently been classified in the same family as humans; however, they are two very different and separate creatures.

  • Baboon
    July 21, 2011 from Zoo Guide

    Baboons are social animals. They live in large groups called troops.

  • Lemurs
    June 29, 2010

    You may have heard that the different types of lemurs on Madagascar are proof of evolution. This is not so!

  • Lemurs on Madagascar
    June 29, 2010

    Learn fun and interesting facts about lemurs.

  • Stop Throwing those Rocks!
    May 20, 2009

    There is a frustrated chimp in Furuvik Zoo in Sweden.

  • Ring-tailed Lemur
    Sept. 29, 2008 from Zoo Guide

    The ring-tailed lemur is recognized by its long tail with distinctive black and white bands, which are unique among all the lemurs.