Two new articles reveal that giraffe have more in common with nonhuman primates than often assumed. In the June 2013 issue of African Journal of Ecology (Vol. 51, pp. 206-216 & 376-379) CICASP Professor Fred Bercovitch and colleagues demonstrate how social relationships influence herd formation and response to death.
A new study published in the journal Scientific Reports uses well-controlled experiments on our closest relatives, the chimpanzees, to highlight important implications concerning how we humans develop our face perception system.
A new study published in the journal PLoS ONE has shown that infection by parasitic nematodes may be facilitated by social contact between primate group members ( click here for the original article ).