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.
Perhaps they were big fans of The Dead Milkmen.
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.
If Hieronymus Bosch and Jacques Cousteau ever collaborated, they'd probably dream up something like the female anglerfish.
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.
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.