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The South African Animal Sanctuary Alliance (SAASA) consisting of Monkeyland, Birds of Eden and The Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary are the current winners of the Lilizela Service Excellence Awards - Best Visitor Experience 'Wildlife Encounters'; Skål International Sustainable Tourism Award - Best Major Attraction; winner of the 'Best Animal Welfare Initiative' and overall winner of the World Responsible Tourism Awards.
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An Introduction To Primate Conservation - An Excellent New Book About Monkeys, Lemurs And Apes

New book published entitled, "An Introduction to #Primate Conservation"! Order your copy at https://goo.gl/L5VMS2 .

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Primate Rampage: Monkeys Rip Up Voter Lists In Thailand

The road to a national vote on a new constitution took an unexpected turn in northern Thailand on Sunday, when 100 pig-tailed macaques reportedly stormed into a voting station and destroyed a section of the voter rolls and other documents.

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Primates Enjoy Booze: Can It Hint At The Roots Of Alcoholism?

21 July 2016          

By Alyssa Navarro for Tech Times 

Two monkey-like primate species appear to enjoy drinking "booze" in the jungle, a new study revealed. The findings may help scientists pinpoint the roots of alcoholism or too much alcohol consumption in humans. 

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Smart Primate! Capuchin Monkeys In Brazil Have Used Stone Tools For 700 Years, Scientists Discover

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For the first time outside Asia and Africa, archaeologists have discovered that the capuchin monkeys in Brazil have used stone tools, such as hammers and anvils, for 700 years.

Early humans using stone tools is a mark of human innovation. However, it seems that we are not the only species who know how to create and use them.

Archaeologists have recently unearthed 700-year-old stone tools in Brazil. They said these were used by pre-Columbian monkeys during the Stone Age.

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The Baboon Bark

One of the quintessential sounds of the African bush is the "wa-hu" shout of male baboons, often referred to as the "baboon bark". Because of the two-part nature of this shout, it has been called the "bisyllabic bark" by those in academia.

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