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Primatology & UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals

On Thursday 14 April 2022, MDPI and the Journal Animals organised their 2nd webinar, entitled “Primatology and the Achievement of the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals” ; check out the presentations by IPS President Prof. Jonah Ratsimbazafy and others here!

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Death of Steve Ross

The International Primatological Society is heartbroken by the sudden loss of our VP for Welfare and Captive Care, Dr Steve Ross. Steve’s lifelong contributions to the care, welfare, and study of chimpanzees in particular are incalculable, as was his generosity, warmth, and kindness to so many of us in the primatological community. Our thoughts are […]

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Save the date: IPS 2023 Malaysia 19-25th August

Save the date! IPS 2023 is scheduled for the 19th to the 25th of August in beautiful Kuching, Malaysia. Further details soon!

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Today we were visited by some capuchins as we surveyed some stone tool use sites. We think this baby is 2 weeks old. In about two years it will be a proficient stone tool user. #primatearchaeology @TheLeakeyFndtn @iphes @MPI_EVA_Leipzig

⭐️short video showing our conservation work at the Centre for Ecology & Conservation, University of Exeter. We’re becoming a hub for great ape conservation! 🦧🦍 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byCuMXoqcgI @BorneoNature @FrankvanVeen2 @DrMark_Harrison @PsgbStudent @IPS_PrimateNews @ArcusGreatApes

New paper using thermal imaging with wild chimpanzees w/ Claire Barrault, @AdrianSoldati @DeMoorDelphine @BudongoChimps @NakedPrimate & Klaus Zuberbühler – OA @royalsociety https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rstb.2021.0302

This week’s #TwigTechnology post looks at chimpanzee mothers who carry their children after the infant dies.

Prompted by the recent study by @AdrianSoldati at Budongo, where one mother was seen carrying a twig as a possible substitute for her lost child.

http://twig.technology/blog/chimpanzee-dead-infant-carrying

Delighted to share the memoirs of my graduate adviser – Carol Berman, Professor Emeritus at ⁦@UBuffalo⁩ – which she published recently in the journal Primates! https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10329-022-01000-5

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