30 Nov '14, 10pm

New calendar celebrates primates and raises money for their survival

New calendar celebrates primates and raises money for their survival

Local people are not the enemy: real conservation from the frontlines (11/12/2014) Saving one of the world's most endangered primates means re-thinking conservation. When Noga Shanee and her colleagues first arrived in Northeastern Peru on a research trip to study the yellow-tailed woolly monkey (Oreonax flavicauda), she was shocked by what she observed. When cute turns deadly – the story of a wildlife biologist who was bit by a venomous slow loris, and lived to tell the tale (10/24/2014) Slow lorises are YouTube stars. A quick search on the website will greet you with several videos of these endearing little primates--from a slow loris nibbling on rice cakes and bananas, to a loris holding a tiny umbrella. Lady Gaga, too, tried to feature a slow loris in one of her music videos. But the loris nipped her hard, and she dropped her plans. This was probably for the best, beca...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2014/1126-raza-lacombe.html?tw!t...

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