Monday, December 31, 2007

Goodbye, Nonja

Nonja, 55-year-old Sumatran orangutan, believed to have been the world's oldest, dead at Miami FL's Metro Zoo.

Saturday, December 29, 2007

Thursday, December 27, 2007

Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Goodbye, BiBi

BiBi, 39 year old female gorilla at Tennessee's Knoxville Zoo, dead of uncertain causes.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007

“grey-shanked doucs”

Rare monkeys over-run Vietnamese backcountry.

Thursday, December 20, 2007

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

“suffering serious or fatal injuries”

Chinese manufacturer gives US hunters a push.

Sunday, December 16, 2007

“Swing sets, monkey bars and slides”

Unregulated playground equipment is decried.

“He's looking great and feeding very well”

Australia's Taronga Zoo has a new baby gorilla.

Saturday, December 15, 2007

“Presents for Primates”

Monkeys and apes at Tampa FL's Lowry Park Zoo get their presents.

Friday, December 14, 2007

“Those things can jump, you know”

University of Minnesota raises the curtain on the Minnesota Monkey Pit.

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

“They're my favorite”

Gorillas boffo hit at L.A. Zoo as Angelenos, starved for entertainment, turn to writerless fun.

Monday, December 10, 2007

“peaceful, cooperative and matriarchal”

Bonobos: like the Democrat party, but more so. A prey species.

Sunday, December 09, 2007

Saturday, December 08, 2007

With video

As humans have learned, this monkey in India learns its purpose in life is as a servant to cats.

Friday, December 07, 2007

Thursday, December 06, 2007

“boisterous, confident and happy-go-lucky”

Mixed fruit and nut cake for Kivu the gorilla's 5th birthday.

“pregnancy would be too dangerous”

Northern Ireland puts Delilah the gorilla on birth control for her own good.

“world's oldest fertile gorilla and orangutan in captivity”

Germany's Matze and Charly, gorilla and orangutan, to test whether fifty is the new forty.

Tuesday, December 04, 2007

“the chimps won”

Chimpanzees rule at game-show level memory tests. Soon chimpanzees will make Alex Trebek redundant. (Thanks to Sissy Willis)

Sunday, December 02, 2007

All the News that Fits....

Monkey-meat lowers the tone of the Paper of Record.

Saturday, December 01, 2007

Refreshments were served

Returned “Taiping Four” gorillas fĂȘted in Cameroon,