Monkeying Around!

Here we are at the Birmingham Zoo

Student presentations are required as part of the “Non-Human Primates” course, but we all get a little tired of the lecturing, so what better way to internalize the material than engaging some of our primate preadaptations & monkeying around. Here Continue reading Monkeying Around!

Chimpanzees (Common or aka Robust)

Order: Primates Family: Hominidae Subfamily: Homininae Genus: Pan Species: Pan troglodytes The first European contact with chimpanzees happened in Angola during the 17th century by a Portuguese explorer named Duarte Pacheco, the dairy that he kept was also the first Continue reading Chimpanzees (Common or aka Robust)