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Nov 07, 2019
Fossil of prehistoric ape from Germany rewrites the history of bipedalism in humansDanuvius could walk upright on two legs and clamber through trees with all four limbs, making them the oldest-known example of upright walking in apes.
Jun 22, 2017
Man arrested on Thailand border while trying to smuggle orangutans, tortoises and raccoonsThai wildlife officers have arrested a Malaysian man attempting to smuggle two baby orangutans, 51 tortoises and six raccoons into Thailand.
Aug 15, 2016
Orangutan in Swedish zoo can predict taste of new drink, just like humansAn orangutan in a Swedish zoo can tell whether a specific new juice mix will taste nice, without having sampled the drink before, by recombining relevant memories from the past, scientists have found. Only humans were previously thought to have this ability
Jul 19, 2016
Australian researchers to develop video games for orangutansAustralian researchers are set to develop more customized video games for orangutans in the Melbourne Zoo to play with, following the success of the world's first interactive study which aimed to entertain and stimulate the animals.
Apr 07, 2015
Ape for apps: Young orangutans in US zoo love watching videos and playing with iPadsNearly a year after the zoo introduced iPads as a form of enrichment, the primate building is being rewired for wifi so the orangutans can have their play dates and the public can watch them on a webcam.
Dec 16, 2013
Images: Orangutans, penguins and sunfish get in the Christmas spiritOrangutans, penguins and sunfish across the world get in the Christmas spirit
Jul 08, 2012
Watch: Miami zoo Orangutans order lunch using iPads!The primates at Miami's jungle zoo use iPads to tell their zoo keepers what they want for lunch!