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SpiderMonkeyTales is Back!

I have decided to continue blogging at SpiderMonkeyTales. I will continue to use this site for my webpage, but I like blogging at blogspot a lot better than WordPress! So follow me there if you want to stay up-to-date on … Continue reading

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Meet my focal animals!

This summer, I am collecting data on chimpanzees at the North Carolina Zoo. The zoo has an online chimp guide so you can see their pictures and learn a bit about them. There are currently 12 adults and 5 immatures … Continue reading

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More conservation news

  Climate Change and Wildlife (WWF) The WWF highlights a number of animals that are particularly vulnerable to climate change, including orangutans and gorillas.’ Indonesia Activist Wins Goldman Prize for Fighting Palm Oil, Deforestation (Mongabay) Here’s a conservation success story! … Continue reading

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Interview with the founder of the largest orangutan sanctuary

Interview with Lone Droscher Nielsen, who is the founder of Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Nyaru Menting Orangutan Rescue Center.

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Orangutans: As Humans as You or Me?

From BBC’s Orangutans as Humans as You or Me? This is a clip from the Life of Mammals (Food for Thought). On one hand, I think it’s fascinating–orangutans are amazing at picking things up just from observing humans! However, all … Continue reading

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