Chimpanzees News

Did malaria come from chimps?

Malaria may have jumped from chimpanzees to humans much like AIDS and the Ebola virus did, report researchers writing in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Analyzing blood samples…

Male chimps use meat to seduce

Male chimpanzees who share meat with females over a long period of time have a better chance of mating, according to a new study published in PLoS ONE. Studying chimps…

48% of primates threatened with extinction

48% of primates threatened with extinction 48% of primates threatened with extinction mongabay.com August 5, 2008 48 percent of the world's primate species are at risk of extinction, according to…

Dirt-munching helps protect chimps from malaria

Dirt-munching helps protect chimps from malaria Dirt-munching helps protect chimps from malaria mongabay.com January 10, 2008 Soil ingestion helps chimps protect themselves from malaria, reports a new study published in…
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