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Primates

A recent study published in the journal Science Advances reported that nearly 60% of the primate species are threatened with extinction. Primate Order Primates are one of the largest groups of mammals in the world. There are 504 species of primates in the world. Most of the primate species are found in tropical rainforests and ..

Chinese scientists for first time successfully clone monkeys

Chinese scientists for first time have successfully cloned two identical long-tailed macaques (monkeys), named Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua using same technique that produced Dolly sheep two decades ago. This development makes them world’s first primates – the order of mammals that includes monkeys, apes and humans – to be cloned from non-embryonic cell. Key ..

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