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The Colours of a Primate Rainbow: Interview with Dr. Amanda Melin

By Luke Fannin. Primates are exceptionally visually oriented mammals. Adapted to a life in the trees, their evolution has favored forward-facing eyes for enhanced depth perception (handy for accurately grasping branches) and has reduced their reliance...
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Living for the City: Interview with Dr. Iván Soto-Calderón

By Luke Fannin. My fellow research assistants from this past summer will undoubtedly agree with me when I say that tamarins are incredibly flexible when it comes to their daily habits in the Amazon rainforest. Not only do they eat a wide variety of food...

Strangler figs: Silent assassins, diversity engines, rainforest timekeepers

  (Borrowing from a J&B whisky commercial from the 1990s…) Tradition says: “A tree must begin its life from the forest floor”. Tradition says:  “A tree shall form a relatively cylindrical trunk”. Tradition...
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