Tuesday, September 30, 2008

“wearing a disguise with intent”

Suspect arrested in Canada's "gorilla-mask bandit" case.

Monday, September 29, 2008

“a clear partisan division”

Political furor over culling of Gibraltar's "barbary apes".

Sunday, September 28, 2008

Saturday, September 27, 2008

“it was quite bad”

Andrew Rosindell, the man who would be UK's minister for animal welfare, bitten by "barbary ape".

Friday, September 26, 2008

“What happened next?”

Q & A with the professor of obstetrics and gynecology who performed a hysterectomy on a gorilla last month.

“now diverted to the Bitukura group”

Tourists inconvenienced as Rushegura gorillas move from Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national Park to the DRC Congo for the post-Labor Day season.

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Stay alive, don't buy Chinese!

Deadly Enterobacter sakazakii in San Lu milk powder.

“a man swinging a hammer demanded money”

Ape Man Bandit identified, police say.

“being hand fed on a special formula”

UK's Noah's Ark Zoo saving a baby Siamang Gibbon after her mother failed to produce any milk, with a toy camel and a pipette.

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

“among the nation’s highest”

Georgia's Chehaw Wild Animal Park gets AZA accreditation renewed.

Goodbye, Joe

45-year-old Silverback dies after a short illness at UK's Twycross Zoo.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

“unable to prosecute a defendant who has died”

North Carolina can't prosecute a dead man, even for disquieting crimes. Andy Griffith was never like this!

Weed of crime bears stupid fruit

Pennsylvania monkey-thief caught after posting his whereabouts on his MySpace page.

“you never know what somebody's intentions are”

Gorilla chased by banana prank brings trespassing charges.

Update: Charges dropped.

Monday, September 22, 2008

“whole body knowledge”

Both chimpanzees and the primatologists who love them never forget a facebehind.

“coaxed into a nearby barn and caged”

Canada's most famous missing monkey recovered safe and sound.

Saturday, September 20, 2008

Friday, September 19, 2008

“information on a confidential basis”

Hush-hush on Gibraltar "ape" culling.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

“bit off a big chunk of flesh”

Group of those cute little Rhesus monkeys terribly bite zoo worker in India.

Update: More.

“isn't alone in the man-boob trend”

Physique of Monkees' Davy Jones is criticized.

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Friday, September 12, 2008

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Tuesday, September 09, 2008

“We are pressing charges”

Stolen gorilla robot recovered. The owner's maker's youtube video. The thief's youtube video.

“Break, Enter, Auto theft and Robbery squad”

Canadian police hunt a hammer-wielding gorilla-masked robber in Hamilton, Ontario.

Monday, September 08, 2008

Saturday, September 06, 2008

Goodbye, Jenny

55-year-old female, the oldest gorilla in captivity, of the Dallas Zoo, euthanized due to an inoperable stomach tumor.

More complete.

Today's crisis:the monkey glut

China's Guizhou province doubles its population of endangered snub-nosed monkeys.

Friday, September 05, 2008

Thursday, September 04, 2008

So Near, and Yet So, So Far

Scientists study the genetics going on behind opposable thumbs and big toes, which we have and our relatives, the chimpanzees, lack.

Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Goodbye, Nippy

Gibbon, nearly 60 years old, at New Zealand's Wellington Zoo, euthanized after his health rapidly deteriorated.

Monday, September 01, 2008

Sahelanthropus tchadensis

Controversy gathers around prehistoric fossil and its age.