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- Biology : The science of life — of complex, self-organizing, information-processing systems living in the past, present or future.
- Zoology : The scientific study of animals.
- Primate : A member of the biological order Primates, which includes prosimians (galagos, lorises, lemurs and tarsiers), monkeys, apes, and humans.
- New World monkey : Add brief definition or description
- Old World monkey : Add brief definition or description
- Ape : Tail-less primates in Africa and Eurasia, e.g. humans, orang-utans and chimpanzees.
- Human : Bipedal mammalian species native to most continents and sharing a common ape ancestor with chimpanzees, gorillas and orang-utans; notable for evolving language and adapting its habitat to its own needs.
Famous non-human primates
- Kanzi : Male bonobo at the Great Ape Trust in Des Moines, Iowa, famous for his controversial and apparently exceptional cognitive and linguistic abilities (born 1980).
- Panbanisha : Add brief definition or description
- Ai : Add brief definition or description
- Ayumu : Add brief definition or description
- Frans de Waal : Add brief definition or description
- Jane Goodall : A British primatologist, famous for having observed tool use in a non-human species (the chimpanzee) for the first time.
- Sue Savage-Rumbaugh : (b. 1946) American primatologist most famous for her work with two bonobos, Kanzi and Panbanisha, investigating their apparent use of language via lexigrams and computer-based keyboards.
- Anthropology : The holistic study of humankind; from the Greek words anthropos ("human") and logia ("study").
- Physical anthropology : The anthropological study of humans as a biological species.
- Evolutionary biology : The study of the origin and descent of species, as well as their change, multiplication, and diversity over time.