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African Monkeys Documented Eating Bats in New Study
African monkeys have been documented eating bats in a new study. (May 24, 2016)

Scan of 15 Million Year Old Monkey Skull Reveals Ancient Monkey Had Smaller Brain
A scan of a 15 million year old monkey skull had a smaller and more complex brain. The skull was discovered in 1997. (July 7, 2015)

Monkeys Learn to Control Avatar Arms With Their Minds
Monkeys have learned how to control avatar arms with their minds thanks to the help of Duke researchers. (November 8, 2013)

Florida is Home to Over 1,000 Rhesus Monkeys Infected With Herpes
Florida is home to over 1,000 wild Rhesus monkeys infected with the Herpes B virus. (September 14, 2013)

Wild Bearded Capuchin Monkeys Strategically Place Nuts Before Smashing Them With Rocks
Researchers have found that wild bearded capuchin monkeys deliberately place palm nuts in a stable position on a surface before trying to crack them open. (March 3, 2013)

Snub-Nosed Monkey Species Also Found in China
Chinese researchers found a population of the recently discovered snub-nosed monkey, Rhinopithecus Strykeri, in China. (July 26, 2012)

Researchers Produce World's First Chimeric Monkeys
Researchers have produced the world's first chimeric monkeys. (January 5, 2012)

Video: Monkeys Meditate for Marshmallows
New Scientist reports that monkeys were trained to put themselves into a Zen-like trance for a marshmallow reward. (October 21, 2011)

New Monkey Discovered in Amazon Rain Forest
A new monkey has been discovered in the Brazilian Amazon. (July 7, 2009)

Pygmy Marmoset is the World's Smallest Monkey
The pygmy marmoset is the world's smallest monkey. (August 29, 2006)

Putty-nosed Monkey Sentences
Times Online reports that British scientists have discovered that putty-nosed monkeys use syntax or sentences containing pyows and hacks to mean different things. (May 19, 2006)