Four Countries Are Home to Two-Thirds of the Planet’s Primates—and Most of Those Are Endangered

Deforestation and hunting have many of our closest cousins swinging toward extinction.

July 25, 2018
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More than half of the world’s primate species are staring down extinction.

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To save these rare great apes in the Congo, you must first save the people.

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The author of a new study says the island’s primates could rebound if deforestation and hunting can be contained.

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As the IUCN meets this week in Hawaii, a new report highlights the biggest threats to the planet's most endangered species.

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Meet the frizzy-haired Tapanuli orangutan, already among the world’s most imperiled great apes.

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A new study shows that protecting pandas can help save snub-nosed monkeys from extinction.

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Because conservation is working—and success should be celebrated.

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Cannibalism is rampant in nature.

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Scientists are still trying to understand what paralyzed and eventually killed more than 30 critically endangered Verreaux’s sifakas in Madagascar this spring.