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A stinkbug on a grape

BUGS INTO WINE  When marmorated stinkbugs (Halyomorpha halys, shown) get stressed, they release a chemical known to ruin red wine.

howler monkey

MONKEY BUSINESS  Being able to tell red and green apart helps howler monkeys like this one pick out younger, more nutritious leaves, research suggests.  

Angie

APE ME  Low-ranking chimpanzees in a captive colony, represented here by a female named Angie, were more successful at spreading a trained, rewarding behavior to other group members than alpha males were, a new study shows. The finding points to the complexity of chimps’ social lives.

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