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Protecting Primates

Nestled in the Dorset countryside is Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre. We spoke to Charlie Crowther about the important work the centre does for primates

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Who run the world? Lemurs.

King Julien ran the colony in the film Madagascar, but in reality he wouldn’t even be a contender for the crown — ring-tailed lemurs are all about girl power

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The weirdest animal eating habits

Animals at all levels of the food chain have mastered some incredible techniques for collecting calories

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New ape discovered

The new species had been hiding in plain sight

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The real Grumpy Cat

Known for its expressive face, the Pallas’ cat has plenty of reasons to be as grumpy as it looks

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Ten Tiger Facts

Thought you knew everything about these striped beauties?

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Crazy Caterpillars

Fluffy, fierce and fabulous, these larvae are just as fascinating as the butterflies and moths they become

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Palm cockatoos: does Phil Collins have competition?

Tool use is rare in the animal world, and it’s almost always used for getting to food. Almost always; it’s been discovered that a bird living in Queensland uses its tool-making ability in a rather more creative way.

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