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  • Monkey saves his friend's life at railroad station shown in viral rescue video
    Monkey saves his friend's life at railroad station shown in viral rescue video
    A monkey saves his little monkey friend's life in Kampur, India on Sunday after the little guy was seriously shocked by electrical wires when he slipped and fell while walking on high tension cable wires above a railway station, reports...
  • The Real Apes of the Planet
    Finding common ground with “The Real Apes of the Planet”
    We’ve all gone to the zoo and marveled at the fact that chimps, with their expressive faces and distinctive personalities, seem to be just like us. But it takes a special like “The Real Apes of the Planet” to show just how deep...
  • Monkey Tavern
    Restaurants to allow dogs - monkeys may follow
    It's now the law in California – dogs will be permitted to dine with their owners in outside areas of restaurants. Effective January 1, the ordinance also stipulates that dogs be leashed, well-behaved, and not wearing baggy pants or...
  • Endangered Slow Loris monkey was flown from Maldives to England sanctuary in August
    Endangered primate flown by British Airways from Maldives to England sanctuary
    British Airways has flown an endangered Bengal Slow Loris primate from the Maldives to a sanctuary in England. After four months of R&R in quarantine, the prime primate will join Doris the Loris.Maldives police officers had confiscated the wee...
  • "Have You Heard of the Pygmy Monkeys?"
    "Have You Heard of the Pygmy Monkeys?"
    On our travels, I saw monkeys on the highways, beaches and all around Costa Rica but was not aware of the pygmy Marmosets or finger monkeys.You can hold them in one hand, their bodies are about the size of a person’s finger. The monkey hugs...
  • Monkeys at the Amarillo Zoo
    It's a zoo, in Amarillo
    Do you want to go to the zoo? But don’t want to go to San Diego, Washington, D.C. or San Antonio? How about Amarillo? Come check out the Amarillo Zoo.Fifteen acres of landscaped habitat, with large elms and mature spruce trees, as well as...
  • The Cheetah Conspiracy
    The Cheetah Conspiracy
    Dateline December 24, 2011. Legendary film star Cheetah the chimpanzee monkey passes away. Was his death of natural causes or was he brutally murdered in his bungalow in the West Hollywood hills? The conspiracy theory lives on to this day with...
  • Further Stage Adventures in Oz, Part Twenty-two: An Examiner in Oz, Part Two
    Further Stage Adventures in Oz, Part Twenty-two: An Examiner in Oz, Part Two
    MONKEY BUSINESSOwing to Nikko being a minor role, I was also cast as a Munchkin, but the idea was hit upon pretty early in the process to expand Nikko’s role and have him appear with the Wicked Witch of the West nearly every time she showed...
  • Harvard monkeys die: Fatal entanglement at Harvard, 3 other animal deaths cited
    Harvard monkeys die: Fatal entanglement at Harvard, other crimes cited in case
    Having Harvard monkeys die under medical watch at a school with such phenomenally bright students appears impossible at first, but at least four primate deaths — with the latest updates in terms of causes ranging from fatal entanglement with...
  • Harvard monkeys die: USDA hits Harvard with huge fine after lab monkeys die
    Harvard monkeys die: USDA hits Harvard with huge fine after lab monkeys die
    Harvard monkeys die and the prestigious university has now been hit with a massive fine for their part in the negligent deaths of the monkeys. The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday announced that they have fined Harvard Medical School ...
  • The Rock sits alert and imposing
    The Rock of Gibraltar is a fun hike
    If you are in Spain or have a cruise to the Mediterranean, be sure to stop by and see the Rock of Gibraltar. The history is fantastic. And the view of the outlet to the sea is mind-blowing. It’s too far to see Africa, but when you think of...
  • Happy Monkey Day:  World's most (in)famous primates
    Happy Monkey Day: World's most (in)famous primates
    When it comes to special days of the year, now isn't the time to monkey around! Or is it? Dec. 14 is dedicated to real "swingers" of all shapes and sizes! It's Monkey Day, an annual "holiday" that celebrates those...
  • Pet monkey ads are not a thing of the past, and are even less honest than before
    Monkey business in Utah; Scammers, sensationalism, and special events
    "If I had a million dollars, Well, I'd buy you a monkey... Haven't you always wanted a monkey?" crooned the band Barenaked Ladies in concert last summer at West Valley'sUSANA Amphitheater. But whether or not you have always...
  • Herpes-infected Rhesus monkeys learn to swim, threaten Florida
    Herpes-infected Rhesus monkeys learn to swim, threaten Florida
    Evolution had yet again made an advance everyone probably wishes had never happened.The Raw Story reported on Friday that an island-dwelling colony of Rhesus monkeys left their home and could spread a deadly herpes virus in Florida.The original...
  • Monkeying Around: Primates
    Learn about monkeys at Peoria Zoo class
    If your children are fascinated by the playful nature of primates, then Monkeying Around: Primates at the Peoria Zoo is the program for them. This homeschool class will be held from 10-11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11. The zoo's hands-on...