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Watching #bonobos on #MonkeyPlanet? Want to find out more about them? Let's start you off with 10 mind-blowing facts! pic.twitter.com/HaHPP3Qv2L
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Loved #monkeyplanet? Check the website for exclusive clips, pics, @BBCiPlayer links & more! bbc.co.uk/monkeyplanet pic.twitter.com/DIgjx7QjAx
Wild male monkey filmed caring for dying partner -> bbc.in/1gzVBgz #monkeyplanet
Along with chimpanzees, bonobos are man’s closest living relatives. Our DNA is 98.7% identical #monkeyplanet pic.twitter.com/BQnUssVWuG
Young bonobos console their fellow apes with hugs and sex, say scientists -> bbc.in/UGe2oC #monkeyplanet pic.twitter.com/uuZsF5U9je
To find out more about all aspects of chimpanzee behaviour, take a look here -> bbc.in/1gHX6t7 #monkeyplanet pic.twitter.com/9eWR1YaGFv
Chimpanzees, like us, show a strong preference for being left or right handed when using tools #monkeyplanet pic.twitter.com/varWYuKsvr
Siswi doesnt just imitate, she also saws wood, hammers nails and paddles canoes #monkeyplanet pic.twitter.com/0vXRK7zmu3
With only 6,600 Sumatran orangutans left, they could be the 1st great ape to become extinct in the wild #monkeyplanet pic.twitter.com/x0a1OuXgWp
Learning what food you can (and can't!) eat can be tricky for young gorillas! (bbc.in/13prZed) #monkeyplanet pic.twitter.com/PK0ky5639g
Black lemurs show humans aren't the only ones that like mind-altering chemicals! #monkeyplanet pic.twitter.com/VweM9EjAmx
Long tailed macaques: The only monkeys in the world to have developed a tool kit for 45 different foods #monkeyplanet pic.twitter.com/L7IFN60vrp
White faced capuchins rarely get as close as they do when fur rubbing... They're usually squabbling! #monkeyplanet pic.twitter.com/EHB9eN0k7l
Zanzibar red colobus look very different to their western cousins. More info -> bbc.in/1eAjLbO #monkeyplanet pic.twitter.com/I1ApjRJPWr
The crew were mauled by monkeys while trying to film the monkey party in Thailand! #monkeyplanet -> bbc.in/RpHIZi
Coming up in 10mins: Concluding part of #MonkeyPlanet (9pm, @BBCOne) Revealing the brainy side of our primate family pic.twitter.com/Zjfx0vF8kc
Our #photooftheday (bbc.in/1p9zfbA) is a stunning orange-tip butterfly taken by Nick Edge @savebutterflies pic.twitter.com/H4kpKAhImf
*To the tune of @the_prodigy* "Kanzi's a firestarter, Marshmallow-toasting firestarter" #MonkeyPlanet, 9pm, @BBCOne: youtu.be/GQcN7lHSD5Y
Green Woodpeckers have a distinctive laughing call or ‘yaffle.’ bbc.in/OZYSup #R4tweet © RSPB pic.twitter.com/OESewxU89a
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#Birds learn to choose the the best nesting materials, rather than building from instinct -> bbc.in/1l0I2uG
Meet Ashol-Pan – the 13-year-old girl hunting with a golden eagle bbc.in/1jHfdzt pic.twitter.com/Czx44Fy21t
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A gorgeous gannet is our #photooftheday (bbc.in/1qDOxT9) taken at Bempton cliffs, Yorkshire by Dave Mason. pic.twitter.com/1TicQgxy3Y
A wild marmoset monkey is filmed embracing and caring for his dying female partner -> bbc.in/1gzVBgz
Our #photooftheday (bbc.in/1gwjxRZ) is a mother mallard and her ducklings, photographed by Paula James. pic.twitter.com/TNUKZ38ocS