Saturday, August 30, 2008

Not that there's anything wrong with that.

As close together as lockstepping Dems are, if one stumbles, they'll all land in a pile.
            old and busted                          new hotness

“a prosocial option”

Capuchin monkeys not objectivists, say Yerkes eggheads.

Thursday, August 28, 2008

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Goodbye, Jimmie

41-year-old chimpanzee at Kansas City Zoo, the zoo's oldest (and busiest!) chimp, died this morning.

“one test tube of the virus was equal to one monkey's worth”

Dr. Thomas H. Weller, Nobel Prize winner for work on culturing poliomyelitis, dead of natural causes at 93.

“our evolutionary comrades”

Lefties declare it's time for rights for non-human apes. (Except, presumbly, non-human ape fetuses. They're above everybody's pay grade).

“protecting the remaining gorillas”

Diddy and Innocent, bloggers(*) and gorilla rangers, in the BBC.

Monday, August 25, 2008

“resonated throughout the night”

Neighbors of Bristol Zoo Gardens kept awake by night-time mating cries of the gibbons.


“Murungi's delivery”

Chimpanzee born at Kyambura gorge in Uganda's Queen Elizabeth national park,

Saturday, August 23, 2008

“wants his money back”

Attempting to return a defective bigfoot corpse.

Blame the people he plagiarized!

Loyal Democrats required to dismiss many, many Joe Biden quotes on the Presidential candidates.

“a mad monkey has struck terror in the area”

Monkey menace in rural India.

Fixed link

Friday, August 22, 2008

“just so mobile”

Monkey on the loose in wintery New Zealand!

“carrying a gun and a crowbar”

An Oklahoma City Dunkin Donuts was robbed by a man in a gorilla suit (or a gorilla in a gorilla suit!)

“I won't start World War III for you, sir”

Apropos of nothing, just a random post.

Update: False alarm. This'll be fun.

“protestors swung from the remaining branches like rabid monkeys”

Getting up with fleas in Berkeley.

“bit a visitor in the parking lot”

A white-handed gibbon gets red-toothed at Ohio's Cincinnati Zoo.

Thursday, August 21, 2008

“caused a two mile tailback”

A followup on the monkey who snarled traffic in Ireland last week.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

“Is that ... a monkey?”

Monkey menace comes to Florida.

“a sign of ignorance”

AP cites Pliny the Elder and mourns the vanishing yeti.

Goodbye, Jumoke

18-year-old gorilla dies at Ohio's Columbus Zoo and Aquarium from complications of an early pregnancy.

“it's not like it did anything bad”

Monkey menace on Tokyo subways!

More (illustrated).

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Trick or Treat!

Tom Biscardi's bigfoot is, Fox says, a Halloween costume.


“oldest-known chimpanzee living in captivity”

Zakayo the chimpanzee celebrates his 44th birthday. Cake was served.

Sunday, August 17, 2008

“primitive primates”

Why the color red catches your eye.

Friday, August 15, 2008

“It just figured out how to open those windows”

Monkey fails in bid for freedom in Indiana.

Goodbye, Frank

44-year-old lowland gorilla at KY's Louisville Zoo euthanized on Thursday.


Banana Splits re-imagined.


Swell, I learned a new word today: nephrologist.

Thursday, August 14, 2008

Goodbye, Hercules

43-year-old gorilla at the Dallas Zoo dies of cardiac arrest Wednesday afternoon after treatment for arthritis.

More: Behind the scenes: Hercules, the bitey gorilla.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

“there should be more signs”

Birthday outing at UK's Dalton zoo spoiled by bitey lemur.

“They are trying so hard and that is so cute”

Monkeys at the zoo eating ice: What reporters cover on hot, slow, days.

Monday, August 11, 2008

Plan B

Exotic dancers animal-trackers to help in search for Moe the chimpanzee.

Saturday, August 09, 2008

Tuesday, August 05, 2008

I couldn't beleive

Scientists suprised by 125,000 western lowland gorillas that they hadn't known about.

“first-ever success story of rehabilitation”

TV-loving gibbon released into the wild in India.

Monday, August 04, 2008

Goodbye, Cocoa

37-year-old alpha male chimpanzee at Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure in Kansas dies of infection.

Sunday, August 03, 2008

“extremely impressive”

Pepperidge Farm may remember, but chimpanzee remembers better.

Saturday, August 02, 2008

“animal-enrichment exercise”

It's the time of year for the annual giving blocks of ice to the animals at the zoo stories.