The endangered primates are found in the Democratic Republic of Congo. They live in societies where females rule the roost and conflicts are defused not with violence, but with sex.
The world's largest living primate, the Eastern gorilla, has been listed as under threat of extinction in the annual Red List of endangered species. There was good news, however, for the giant panda.
Whales, chimps, dogs - animals seem to suffer when they lose a beloved companion or offspring. Do animals understand death, and do they grieve like humans? Or are we just projecting our understanding on their behavior?
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