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In 2011, British photographer David Slater was photographing crested black macaques in Indonesia when one of the monkeys looked into his camera, flashed a goofy grin and pressed the shutter button.
That case involved the intellectual property rights of an Indonesian macaque monkey named Naruto who took pictures of himself in the wild with a nature photographer's camera.
Infant death is common among first-time macaque mothers in the wild and in captivity.
To find out, University of Tokyo physiologist Kentaro Miyamoto and collaborators showed two adult macaque monkeys a series of images.
Face-free macaques To understand how development affects facial recognition in the brain, Michael J. Arcaro, a neurobiologist at Harvard Medical School, led a team of researchers who raised three baby monkeys with no exposure to faces.
The island’s wildlife are also in trouble, with researchers working to save a unique colony of rhesus macaques after the storms destroyed much of Puerto Rico’s vegetation.
Visitors can walk through trails and get up close to one gorilla, one orangutan, five capuchins and dozens of Java macaques and squirrel monkeys.
The four macaques that had received the cocktail of antibodies had no trace of virus in their blood, Watkins said, while the four that received the placebo were infected.
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