An anthropologist answers how one gorilla's death may affect those around him.
A new study indicates that apes learn to anticipate coming events, a skill that could help in the wild.
Self-awareness isn’t what sets up apart from other animals, even if a lot of early science assumed that to be the case. Monkeys, too, demonstrate metacognition, and they may have other kinds of awareness as well.
A new study finds chimpanzees and orangutans in captivity appear to be the least happy in middle age.
An ability long considered uniquely human—manipulating our vocal mechanism to make loud, beautiful sounds—turns out to have been mastered long ago by apes.