Humans and Wild Apes Share Common Sign Language
Some apes, like wild chimps and bonobos, use gestures to communicate, and humans can understand these gestures since they are based on a common language. This is the finding of an experiment in which volunteers watched videos of apes and...
Snakes, Apes and Ferrets: The Ancient Greek Love of Pets
Animals were an important part of life in antiquity, and Ancient Greeks loved their pets. Ancient sources tell us that they kept a wide variety of animals at home, ranging from dogs to snakes. Paintings, writings, and sculptures from ancient...
First Pre-Human Lived in Northern Greece Area, Researchers Say
Researchers have found evidence that the first pre-human, or hominin, walked in the Northern Greece-Balkans area, not Africa.
Experts Say First Pre-Human Lived in Northern Greece-Balkan Area
Researchers have found evidence that the link in the lineage of the great apes and humans took place in the Eastern Mediterranean -- not in Africa -- and that the first pre-human, or hominin, walked in the Northern Greece-Balkans...