Welcome to the Primates Portal, the place where anyone can learn about primates, their evolution, anatomy and behavior, as well as explore all of the hundreds of known primate species. The primate family includes gibbons, chimpanzees and humans, as well as distant primate relatives such as tarsiers.
It's easy to explore the primate tree... just hover on «Primates to the left, navigating with the mouse and clicking on individual branches to learn more.
The Primate Portal project is just starting, and we're looking for contributors to help expand it. The Primate Portal is part of the Tree of Life Portal and the Earth Portal, which in turn are part of the overal Digital Universe Project.
Jane Goodall hasn't found the missing link, but she's come closer than nearly anyone else. The primatologist says the only real difference between humans and chimps is our...
The Bonobo Conservation InitiiativeLast Updated on 2009-04-13 13:38:16The Bonobo Conservation Initiative (BCI) is a non-profit (USA: 501-c3) organization based in Washington, D.C. and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Our mission is to promote conservation of the bonobo and its tropical forest habitat in the Congo Basin. Together with Congolese and international partners, local communities and the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo, BCI is implementing innovative solutions to address the complex problem of bonobo conservation.
The Initiative is working to conduct bonobo surveys, establish protected areas, build capacity of Congolese partners and indigenous communities, and to increase global awareness about bonobos.
Our work is firmly grounded in a number of principles, including a belief in the importance of indigenous knowledge, stakeholder involvement, and the empowerment of Congolese organizations and communities—as well as the... More »
The Leakey FoundationLast Updated on 2009-04-08 17:54:57The mission of the Leakey Foundation is to increase scientific knowledge, education, and public understanding of human origins, evolution, behavior and survival More »
Jane Goodall: What separates us from the apes?Last Updated on 2002-03-01 00:00:00
Jane Goodall hasn't found the missing link, but she's come closer than nearly anyone else. The primatologist says the only real difference between humans and chimps is our sophisticated language. She urges us to start using it to change the world.
Jane Goodall, dubbed by her biographer "the woman who redefined man," has changed our perceptions of primates, people, and the connection between the two. Over the past 45 years, Goodall… (click link below right for full bio and more links)
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