Primates are placental mammals that include gorillas, monkeys and chimpanzees, as well as humans. Other than humans, primates are found mostly in Central and South America, Africa, and South Asia.
Primatologists have been studying ape culture and conservation for more than 30 years is and still have much to learn about our "cousins." Much laboratory research is done on chimpanzees, because their DNA is nearly identical to that of humans. Take this quiz to learn more about ape culture and conservation.