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Sunday, November 30, 2003
Saturday, November 29, 2003
Friday, November 28, 2003
At Sequoia Park, serial feces-flinger Bill, at 58 the world's oldest chimp, gets Thanksgiving dinner.
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Thursday, November 27, 2003
'rhesus monkeys and a bottlenose dolphin chose "I'm not sure" with virtually the same frequency as humans'
Behaviorists torment monkeys, dolphins with logic problems.
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UK takes steps against sellers of prohibited animal products.
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Now Indian monkeys are recruiting allies among other orders.
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Wednesday, November 26, 2003
Primatologists declare in behavior, phylogeny recapitulates ontogeny. Others scoff.
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Dangerous Monkey Man causes panic near Prime Ministers home, says Hindustan Times.
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Tuesday, November 25, 2003
U.N.'s Great Apes Survival Project says Ebola is finishing off the great apes, plans to spend $90 million of US money to build well-managed forestry concessions, sustainable agriculture, and integrated ecotourism programs, as well as to bolster conservation enforcement in six central African nations.
Meanwhile UNESCO wants at least $25 million for similar work.
Meanwhile UNESCO wants at least $25 million for similar work.
Death toll in Congo Ebola outbreak rises to 18.
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China busts macaque trafficers.
Monday, November 24, 2003
Vical begins Phase I human trials of Ebola vaccine.
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Sunday, November 23, 2003
Links and such for Peter Jackson's King Kong, due to start filming in 2005.
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Indian authorities plan to sterilise monkeys infesting Shimla tourist resort.
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Young minions of Queen of the Chimps do her bidding. Heute Schimpansen, morgen die Welt?
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The Bronx Zoo as a travel destination. Gorillas, monkeys are seen.
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Friday, November 21, 2003
Cambridge gets approval for monkey brain research lab. Activists protest that human, monkey brains different, call for human brain research lab.
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Gibraltar monkey researcher incensed that Gibraltar kills over 40% of his subjects.
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Thursday, November 20, 2003
University of Pennsylvania fraternity uses monkey lecturer to polish image. "We are trying to bring intellectualization to the Greek system."
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Wednesday, November 19, 2003
UK pair plan pole-to-pole-to-pole helicopter flight. "The pilots will make 160 stopovers on their journey to spotlight the conservation work of the World Wildlife Fund. During their stopover in Rio, they planned to visit a program to save the endangered golden lion tamarin monkey"
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Snowflake expected to die within days.
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California's Sequoia Park Zoo, home of 57-year-old Bill the chimpanzee, to get facelift.
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Tuesday, November 18, 2003
East African conservation groups "up in arms" over US Fish and Wildlife Service interpretation of Endangered Species Act which, they complain, "provides poor countries with no incentive to protect dying species." It's our job to stop them before they eat the last gorilla, apparently.
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"Group: Rare snail and rabbit now racing toward extinction". Monkeys are mentioned.
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Monday, November 17, 2003
Sunday, November 16, 2003
"Adam, 48, who has been re-admitted to a mental hospital, is believed to be unaware of EMI’s decision."
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Romania to honor native son Weissmuller with plaque.
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Fresno's Chaffee Zoological Gardens in dire straits.
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Saturday, November 15, 2003
Forensic anthropologist teaches North Carolina elementary students about crime scene investigation and skeletal health. Human, chimpanzee, and gorilla skulls were displayed.
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Give a Belgian scientist a supply of AIDS drugs, he gives them to banana plants.
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Ghanaian monkey sanctuary home to aging monkeys. Founder calls for "health facilities, places of convenience, social amenities" and road improvements to bring in the tourists.
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Friday, November 14, 2003
Las Vegas a hotspot for exotic wildlife trade.
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Thursday, November 13, 2003
"baboons needed as many as 7,000 tries before they could perform the tests with 80 percent accuracy"
Researchers declare baboons not as stupid as had been thought. Took a lot of trying, though.
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Researchers at Fort Detrick successful at proof of concept for hantavirus vaccine. Monkeys were tested, provided antibodies for hamsters.
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Wednesday, November 12, 2003
Malaysia moves monkeys. With prejudice.
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Tuesday, November 11, 2003
Monday, November 10, 2003
Oklahoma Bigfoot advocate gets air time.
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British Upper Class Loony evicts seven gorillas from family zoo, deports them to Gabon.
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Sunday, November 09, 2003
Saturday, November 08, 2003
Friday, November 07, 2003
Malingerer turns author, touts "How to Monkey with Telemarketers (and all other phone pests.)"
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Queen of the chimps ineffectively dissed in Oregon letter to the editor.
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Thursday, November 06, 2003
Home zoo discovered in Texas.
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Wednesday, November 05, 2003
Tuesday, November 04, 2003
Monday, November 03, 2003
Sunday, November 02, 2003
Burning garbage to generate power is "comparable to alluring a monkey to take a short walk for getting a banana, eventually only to trap it to death."
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This is how it begins: portions of New Delhi overrun with monkeys... powerlines down...government buildings ransacked...best efforts of scientists, armed with screechy machines, to no avail...Rumsfeld remains mum...simian overlords welcomed...appeasement movement gains international support...treehuggers blame civilization, recommend return to caves, trees.
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Saturday, November 01, 2003
And this is why animal research, on balance, is an acceptable thing. And it's what won't happen if PETA and their co-religionists have their way.
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EUnuchs to tax their citizens to encourage inefficient, expensive Jamaican banana farming. Efficient Jamaican banana farmers out of luck.
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Costs soar for Cambridge University's medical research laboratory. Monkeys, anti-human activists celebrate.
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