Tuesday, October 31, 2006

“Kali and Kazi”

Zoo Atlanta's twin gorillas celebrate their first birthday.

Monday, October 30, 2006

“she stepped into the lemur cage”

Oshkosh woman earns lemur's wrath.

“Such is life”

Leicester, VT's roadside concrete statue of gorilla holding a Volkswagen only a runner-up in contest to find America's quirkiest destination

Sunday, October 29, 2006

“Man is their only predator”

Cameroon's Limbe Wildlife Centre awaits "Taiping Four" gorillas. Doesn't say that they're holding their breath, though.

Wednesday, October 25, 2006

“we don't think it should leave Ethiopia”

Fossil of Lucy Australopithecus afarensis (latin for “really old uncertain hominid species”) not to visit Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History.

“thinking it was my son”

British tourist attacked by baboon at Cape Point.

Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Boo-hoo, poor me!

It seems that years of smoking and of living however I please has had a price. Not yet clear is just how high a price, but the next time I'm striking back.

“mother collapsed about one hour later and died”

Newborn orangutan at Fort Wayne, IN, Children’s Zoo, quickly orphaned.

Monday, October 23, 2006

Sunday, October 22, 2006

Still not dead

But back to the hospital tomorrowTuesday, I suspect.

An impending change to new blogger code may do some violence to the formatting.

Thursday, October 19, 2006

Not dead

More to follow

Sunday, October 08, 2006

Saturday, October 07, 2006

Friday, October 06, 2006

Thursday, October 05, 2006

I don't approve

Perhaps I'm reading this wrong, but I think there's a decrease in free icecream!

“Small, low to the ground, and barren”

Vietnamese monkey-farming industry, which feeds UK's burgeoning requirements for research monkeys, meets professional complainers.

Wednesday, October 04, 2006

“monkeys are major pests”

Indian NGO urges export of enough monkeys to curb their population growth.

“my husband got threatened by a baboon”

Cape Town baboons and their supporters and detractors attract National Geographic attention.

“it's best for the animals”

Florida's Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens to send chimpanzees packing in favor of gorillas and bonobos.

“No one knows as from where do they come”

Mad monkey menace in India's Kanpur. Zoo gets unfairly blamed for wild monkeys.

“it uses all four limbs to launch an attack”

UK's Exmoor Zoo, plagued by thefts of small marmosets, replaces them with Black Howlers, alarm monkeys with a taste for self-defense.

“and orangutans”

Jane Goodall visits retired show-biz chimpanzees at C.H.E.E.T.A. Primate Sanctuary in Palm Springs, CA.

Tuesday, October 03, 2006

And Dave Thomas as the head ape keeper

Oregon Zoo to celebrate end of decades of “reminder” phone-calls.

“degrees in zoology, child psychology and anthropology”

(expert on chimpanzee culture William C. McGrew)

University of New Mexico to host expert on chimpanzee culture and seminar: “Thirty-five Years of Chasing Chimpanzees: Fifteen Terror-Filled Minutes of Catching One Lessons Learned & New Findings”

Monday, October 02, 2006

“and anything else I could get my hands on”

Ecological scare-monger David Suzuki seeks to drain off some fame and attention from Steve Irwin.

In Iowa? See apes, freely!

Great Ape Trust of Iowa extends free public tours through Nov. 16.

“Oh, he's absolutely a star here”

A look at 'Kwan', 17-year-old Western Lowland gorilla at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo and now a first-time father.

“police are still investigating”

Sabotage at Ontario, Canada's Riverview Park and Zoo as someone takes wire-cutters to the monkey cage. Monkeys unharmed.

Sunday, October 01, 2006