Tag Archives: Smithsonian National Zoological Park

December 2011 — Animal News 2: Giggling Primates

Our primate ancestors have been laughing for 10 million years Study that involved tickling apes suggests laughter is not a uniquely human trait after all The first hoots of laughter from an ancient ancestor of humans rippled across the land … Continue reading

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December 2011 Animal News–1: Smithsonian National Zoo and Pandas

The Smithsonian National Zoological Park has announced a five-year, $4.5 million gift from David M. Rubenstein to help fund its panda program. The gift will be used to fund conservation efforts in China, reproductive science, professional training programs, giant panda … Continue reading

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