Two held for smuggling rare animals

September 7th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 7 (IANS) Two Karnataka residents were nabbed Wednesday for smuggling two Slender Lorises, a rare and endangered species of nocturnal primates largely found in a sanctuary in southern ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Rare Sri Lankan Primate Revealed

July 20th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A rare primate of the night that resides in the forest was snapped in central Sri Lanka towards the end of 2009. This unearthing ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Scientists come up with new theory on the origin of primates

January 20th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 20 (ANI): A team of scientists has come up with a new theory on the origin of primates, which says that each major primate group has evolved locally from a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists disprove earliest apelike human ancestor

October 28th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 28 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have disproved the theory that the 50-million-year-old fossil of an "apelike" creature, discovered in 1992 in what is now northern Africa, was ... Read more...

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