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Scientists join forces to save Puerto Rico's 'Monkey Island'

"00O made it!" There was some news to celebrate on Sept. 28 in the email chain of scientists who work at the Cayo Santiago Field Station. Cayo Santiago is a 38-acre tropical island off the coast of Puerto Rico and home to ...

Ghanaian villagers profit from monkey business

The villagers of Tafi Atome, in Ghana's Volta Region, grew up listening to tales of their spiritual links to the 1,000 or so mona monkeys that inhabit the surrounding lush forest.

How animals vote to make group decisions

Today we opt for ballot boxes but humans have used numerous ways of voting to have their say throughout history. However, we're not the only ones living (or seeking to live) in a democratic society: a new study has suggested ...

Lawsuit settled over rights to monkey's selfie photo

Attorneys announced a settlement Monday in a lawsuit over who owns the copyright to selfie photographs taken by a monkey before a federal appeals court could answer the novel legal question.

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