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Monkeys, lemurs and apes facing extinction

August 6th, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 6 (ANI): Monkeys, lemurs and apes may soon be extinct, say new figures.According to the latest Red List of Threatened Species, around half of the world''s population of the ... Read more...

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Humans eating monkeys into extinction

August 5th, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Humans are eating their closest relatives into extinction, particularly in Southeast Asia, alarmed conservationists have revealed. Nearly half of the world's 634 species of monkeys, apes and other ... Read more...

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Half of worlds primates face extinction due to habitat loss and hunting

August 5th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 5 (ANI): A review of the worlds 634 kinds of primates has revealed that almost 50 percent are in danger of going extinct due to habitat loss and hunting.The ... Read more...

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‘Primates fast disappearing off the face of earth’

August 5th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Humankind's closest kin in the animal world - monkeys, apes and other primates - are disappearing from the face of the earth, warns a new report. The first ... Read more...

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