Welcome to the Primates Portal, the place where anyone can learn about primates, their evolution, anatomy and behavior, as well as explore all of the hundreds of known primate species. The primate family includes gibbons, chimpanzees and humans, as well as distant primate relatives such as tarsiers.
It's easy to explore the primate tree... just hover on «Primates to the left, navigating with the mouse and clicking on individual branches to learn more.
The Primate Portal project is just starting, and we're looking for contributors to help expand it. The Primate Portal is part of the Tree of Life Portal and the Earth Portal, which in turn are part of the overal Digital Universe Project.
The Bonobo Conservation Initiative (BCI) is a non-profit (USA: 501-c3) organization based in Washington, D.C. and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Our mission is to promote...
Should We Clone Neanderthals? Last Updated on 2010-03-12 at 00:51If Neanderthals ever walk the earth again, the primordial ooze from which they will rise is an emulsion of oil, water, and DNA capture beads engineered in the laboratory of 454... More »
PrimatesLast Updated on 2009-05-01 at 15:14Photo: Ring-tailed Lemur
A primate (pronounced /ˈprаɪmeɪt/, us: prī′·māt) is a member of the biological order Primates (/prаɪˈmeɪtiːz/ prī·mā′·tēz; Latin:... More »
Chimp HavenLast Updated on 2009-04-13 at 16:47Chimp Haven serves as The National Chimpanzee Sanctuary. We are an independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide lifetime care for chimpanzees who have been... More »
The Gibbon NetworkLast Updated on 2009-04-13 at 16:41The Gibbon Network was founded by Dr. Thomas Geissmann in order to connect people interested in gibbon research, connect field sites in South-east Asia specializing in gibbon... More »
The Kalaweit ProjectLast Updated on 2009-04-13 at 15:57Kalaweit project was created in 1999 to help and rescue the captive gibbons in Indonesia . The objective is to return these gibbons in wildlife after a required rehabilitation... More »
The Bonobo Conservation InitiiativeLast Updated on 2009-04-13 at 13:38The Bonobo Conservation Initiative (BCI) is a non-profit (USA: 501-c3) organization based in Washington, D.C. and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Our mission is to promote... More »