Monday, June 30, 2008

Sunday, June 29, 2008

“If you happen upon a chimp”

Moe the Chimpanzee, who didn't savage his owner, St. James Davis, has escaped from his wildlife sanctuary.


Update: Dragnet continues.

Saturday, June 28, 2008

Meta, Meta, Meta

Template changes, may take a few days to fix things up therafter!

Update: Got haloscan comments turned back on, without stupid ratings and jury-rigged the McCain bumpersticker on top of the right column. I'm happy.

Works for hippies too, I hear

Stinky lemurs are happy lemurs.

Friday, June 27, 2008

“the point of the spear”

Spanish jails to fill with people who asked but would you want your sister to marry one?

“Porker of the Month”

Connecticut Senator Chris Dodd wins a prize. (h/t Novatownhall Blog.

“Tending a herd of goats”

Monkey put to work in India.

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Goodbye Rooster

34-year-old DeBrazza's monkey at Mississippi's Hattiesburg Zoo euthanized after tumor found and health deteriorates.


Bronx Zoo's new Madagascar exhibit: example and example.

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

“a warning sign”

World applauds as Austria gets strict with "animal rights" hooligans.


Overreaching feds outlaw monkeys.

Monday, June 23, 2008

“so that oil and food prices come down”

Indian group plans to present Barack Obama with a statue of monkey god Hanuman.

Thursday, June 19, 2008

“mugged in India… by a monkey”

International Herald Tribune offers travelers advice on “What to do with aggressive beggars and hawkers

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

“trappers know where they are living”

10 of the 15 monkeys that escaped in Lakeland FL in March remain on the loose. I wonder if they have a breeding season.

“a cycle of reproduction and disease”

Play dates not in best interest for wild chimpanzees.

“future planning”

Apes demonstrate ability to plot ahead, say Swedish scientists.

Monday, June 16, 2008

“at no time were the apes in danger”

Iowa flooding as seen from the grounds of the Great Ape Trust of Iowa.

Update: big water

Saturday, June 14, 2008

“Mootnick fears the worst ”

Apes at California's Gibbon Conservation Center stressed by encroaching hoi polloi with their McMansions and motor cars and offspring running and hopscotching and hey you kids, get off the gibbon's lawn!

Friday, June 13, 2008

“he received favorable mortgage rates”

You mean Connecticut Senator Chris Dodd has dubious ethics? I wonder where learned a thing like that? Will he have to go under the bus now?

“dumping toxic waste”

South Carolina's Spartanburg Animal Shelter disrupted by bitey Rhesus Monkey.

Goodbye, Rustie

23-year-old female chimpanzee dies while undergoing treatment at Maryland Zoo.

Update: officials say they're still puzzled

Don't know, I've never Durbed!

Dick Durbin threatens to condemn to hell those who object to Michelle Obama's inflammatory rhetoric.

(h/t: Rachel Lucas)

“the monkey is sociable”

A spider monkey effects a daring rooftop escape from Michigan City Washington Park Zoo. He was later captured while trying to commandeer a boat.

Update Corrected the name of the zoo.

Thursday, June 12, 2008


Bury Free Press not a Canadian site! (Nor an imperative.)

“enormous internal and external areas”

Big enclosure for chimpanzees at Scotland's Edinburgh Zoo.

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Life is Cheap in the Orient

Daily Times of Pakistan treats accidental electrocution of juggler as “Monkey handler gets shock of his life”. Boffo laughs, eh?

“he’d be in his 90s in human years”

Keo, 50-year-old chimpanzee at Chicago's Lincoln Park Regenstein Center for African Apes, celebrates his birthday.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

“fibrosing cardiomyopathy”

Gorilla heart-monitoring program in Canada.

“silver-haired monkeys in Indonesia that fish”

Give a scientist a fish, he eats for a day. Teach a scientist to fish, he eats until the research grant expires..

Sunday, June 08, 2008

“monkeys are perennial troublemakers”

Capture effected in recent case of rogue monkey injuring 37 villagers in India

Saturday, June 07, 2008

“I don't like that monkey”

Surgery to save child's finger bitten by a New York City monkey. Monkey will suffer a rabies test.

“all visitors must enter the office barefoot.”

Monkey god Hanuman named chairman of Sardar Bhagat Singh College of Technology and Management in Lucknow, India.

Friday, June 06, 2008

“at a remote monastery in the Himalayas”

Polyanna Pickering sees a drawing of a yeti scalp. Seussian.

“phenomenal strength”

Chimpanzee protests liquor laws in Los Rechazos, Tenerife.

Wednesday, June 04, 2008