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Could Grizzly Bears Hold the Secret to a Cure for Human Obesity?

Could Grizzly Bears Hold the Secret to a Cure for Human Obesity?

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 17, 2013 9

When UCLA Medical Center cardiologist Barbara Natterson-Horowitz was asked one day to perform echocardiography on the failing heart of a Los Angeles Zoo emperor tamarin, a small monkey that evolved in the treetops of

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On the Ground with Chimpanzees & Mountain Gorillas

On the Ground with Chimpanzees & Mountain Gorillas

Emily Deemer October 19, 2013 0

Nat Hab guest Marcia Goldstein recently returned from our Great Uganda Gorilla Safari with some remarkable photos on the ground with mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and wild chimpanzees in Kibale Forest National

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Do Chimpanzees Mourn?

Do Chimpanzees Mourn?

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 1, 2012 16

Very little is known about how animals other than ourselves—especially nonhuman primates—react to the deaths of those close to them and whether they “mourn,” as we interpret the feeling. But recently, researchers at the

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Choose to Champion a Chimpanzee

Choose to Champion a Chimpanzee

Wendy Redal November 15, 2010 1

While chimpanzees are struggling amidst declining habitat and bushmeat trade in central Africa, organizations like the Jane Goodall Institute and World Wildlife Fund are working to protect them. Learn more about how you, too,

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