Sunday, November 29, 2009

“somehow escaped their SUV”

Shelbyville TN learns: if you invite foreigners you invite their pet monkeys.

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

“a troupe of 29 baboons raided four cars”

Increasingly aggressive troupes of monkeys in Cape Town, South Africa.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

“monkeys are unpredictable”

Indiana girl suffers due to heartland monkey mania.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Friday, November 20, 2009

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Meta meta meta

Got my novel H1N1 vaccination today. Didn't think to demand extra thimerosal, but they might not have gotten the joke, so it's just as well that I didn't.

“Nassir, Neo, Niko, Nigel and Nsambu”

Toronto Zoo to name baby gorilla in camera-friendly publicity stunt.

Update: Nassir.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Down the rat-hole it goes!

$5.1 million in federal tax-payer's money awarded to Boston's New England Primate Research Center.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

“it may not even be a monkey”

Tampa, FL police responded this morning to an unconfirmed report of a monkey in a tree.

Update: Monkey, confirmed.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

“Gorilla Tough Cuff”

Zoo Atlanta and a group of Georgia Tech undergraduates succeed in getting voluntary blood pressure readings from Ozzie, a 48-year-old male western lowland gorilla,

Saturday, November 07, 2009

“We have always only had males”

Two female gorillas moved from Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo to FL's Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens.

Goodbye, M’Bili

17-year-old male Lowland gorilla found dead Saturday morning at Topeka Zoological Park. A necropsy will be performed.

Update: Uh-oh, the death "comes amid controversy at the zoo."

Update: Necropsy results: ruptured aortic aneurysm.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

“A monkey has died”

New openness at Topeka Zoo.

Monday, November 02, 2009

“a Guinness World Record”

1,061 people dressed as gorillas in Denver, CO.

Sunday, November 01, 2009

“armed with handguns”

Tell the Northern Ireland police, I suspect monkeys in monkey masks!