Mammals Are Dying at an Alarming Rate Even in Unpolluted Forests

Scientists made maps to show how mammals in an intact habitat still face major pressures from human hunters.
Becky Ferreira
The Most Unknown

What Monkeys and ‘Dognition’ Can Teach Us About the Human Brain

Humans clearly have advanced mental abilities compared to other animals on Earth. Laurie Santos wants to know what makes us special.
Becky Ferreira

Someone's Pet Monkey Bit a Kid at an Italian Restaurant in Florida

This might just ruin one couple's recurring Monday evenings on the Carrabba's patio with their Capuchin monkey, JoJo.
Jelisa Castrodale
money brain

Monkeys Know More About Money Than You Do

They don't know everything, but monkeys, squirrels, and birds are often smarter about personal finance than humans. Here are a few lessons from the animal kingdom.
Becky Ferreira
here's the rub

Masturbation Has Evolved For the Better

Monkeys are teaching scientists a thing or two.
Christian Tighe

The Controversial Florida Retirement Homes for Famous Animals

Michael Jackson's pet chimpanzee Bubbles has landed in a glorious sanctuary, but activists worry about the fate of other animals in the entertainment biz.
Mitchell Sunderland
space monkeys

The First Primate in Space Was Drugged and Strapped into a Nazi-Designed Rocket

On June 14, 1949, Albert II became the first primate to visit outer space, paving the way for human spaceflight.
Becky Ferreira

You’ll Go Apeshit For These Realistic African Primate Paintings

After volunteering at Cameroon’s Ape Action Africa, Robin Huffman became a wildlife artist.
DJ Pangburn
Pop Art

Weijue Wang’s Plush Pink Boob Sculptures are Deceptively Precious

The artist's 'Boobroom' debuts at StARTup Art Fair in San Francisco.
Kelsey Lannin
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Dogs Will Like You Better if You're Nice to People, Study Says

Your dog may seem all sweet and innocent, but it turns out she's secretly judging you all the time.
Brian Moylan

Monkeys Pave the Way for Male Birth Control

Researchers found the non-hormonal contraceptive Vasalgel to be effective in preventing conception among monkeys during a trial that lasted over one year.
Kimberly Lawson
Luxury Week

Why Rich People Are Obsessed With Owning Exotic Animals

Is buying a tiger a rite of passage for the ultra rich?
Sarah Emerson