Come to Doc’s Clock On Wednesday Night to Raise Money for Infant Gorillas

I used to work at the Gorilla Foundation, and am still on their organizational mailing list. This weekend they sent me an email announcing a fundraiser they setup for the Mefou Sanctuary in Cameroon on Wednesday, July 9th, 2008. Specifically the event is setup to raise money for their infant gorilla nursery. The event will... Continue Reading →

Orangutans Are Shockingly Closer To Extinction blogger German Dziebel sent me this link about the dim future of orangutans in Indonesia, Brunei, and Malaysia. Afarensis has also covered this news. The results of a new survey of orangutan populations have been published in the journal Oryx. I don't have access to the early advance view of the paper, but one... Continue Reading →

Add DNApes to your bookmarks or RSS Feed

I just stumbled upon a new-to-me primatology blog that I wanted to share with you. The blog, DNApes, comes from Mimi Arandjelovic, a graduate student at the Max Planck power house of anthropology and is chock full of good posts. Mimi studies variation in male-transmitted Y-chromosome of gorillas, which is extremely important given that gorillas... Continue Reading →

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