Apes

7.24.18

'Ghost Ant,' Today's Comic by Scott Lenhardt

After getting attacked by a giant ant, the Twenty-Four Hour Woman gets some help from an unexpected friend.

11.14.17

Watch This Gorilla Hopelessly Swipe for Love Like the Rest of Us

He waves through his potential suitors like some kind of Tinder lothario.

7.2.17

'He Was More into Starcraft Than My Vagina'

VICE.com's most memorable lines from the week of June 26, presented with zero context.

5.30.17

Lab Chimps Left to Die on an Island Are Finally Getting Help

The New York Blood Center has partnered with the Humane Society of the United States to ensure the apes’ long-term care.

5.4.17

Evolution Isn't Through With You Just Yet

Just because we're in a period of genetic stability doesn't mean we're not still changing.

1.18.17

Sixty Percent of the World’s Primates Are Threatened with Extinction

A study authored by 31 leading experts details all the ways we’re putting our closest relatives at risk.

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8.24.16

The Surprising Similarities Between Whales and Primates

A whale biologist reports from the world’s biggest primatology conference.

6.1.16

An Expert Explains What Happens to Gorillas After They Die in Zoos

The gorilla Harambe was shot by Cincinnati Zoo workers after a small boy fell into his enclosure, but a professor says the silver lining is that his body could be valuable for research purposes.

3.21.16

Follow a Time-Traveling Ape Down a Wormhole (via Music Video)

Tokyo-based animator densuke28’s video for Your Gay Thoughts will bend your mind.

9.10.15

Is Homo Naledi, the New Species of Human, a New Species at All?

According to one of the researchers who made the discovery it might not be, and that might not matter.

9.10.15

Here’s How You Reconstruct a 1.9-Million-Year-Old Face

Paleoartist John Gurche stokes imagination by bringing our ancestors to life

8.14.15

Will Protests and Donations Save the Chimps of 'Monkey Island'?

More than 60 chimpanzees now living on an isolated island in Liberia were able to survive scientific testing and two bloody civil wars. But will they be able to survive budget cuts?

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