Friday, February 27, 2009

Goodbye, Kambula

32-year-old gorilla suffering abdominal abscesses, heart disease, and declining health is euthanized at Fort Worth Zoo in Texas.

Thursday, February 26, 2009

It'll also monitor volcanos

Mesa, AZ police want 100k of federal tax money to pay for a helper monkey which'll be like a police robot, but smarter.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Monday, February 23, 2009

“Chilean varietals and a Spanish Cava”

Orangutan-themed wine, with a percent for Orangutan Outreach.

Sunday, February 22, 2009

The three-legged box turtle has a permit though, so we're safe there

Officials who cash paychecks to keep Connecticut safe still unable to certify state free of unlicensed menacing primates!

“One day he was going to explode”

From Frans de Waal to Priscilla Feral, celebrities who like to talk about animals say their piece about the Stamford chimpanzee mauling.

Saturday, February 21, 2009

“I had mine peeled to one side”

Chimpanzee-attack survivor St. James Davis speaks after the similar Connecticut attack.

“he doesn't expect to get the hat back”

Steel cowboy hat stolen from concrete gorilla in Rock Springs Wyoming.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009


Continuing: Victim's injuries remind me of those of St. James Davis. I'm not the first to notice.

“her pet had been agitated so she gave it tea and a sedative”

Chimp amok story continues to dominate Connecticut news, watercooler conversation.

Update: News travels.

further update: Grandfathered from days before ape ban passed, says NBC.

Update again: Xanax or not Xanax.

Monday, February 16, 2009

“the ape badly mauled a friend of its owner”

Connecticut quivers as "tame" chimpanzee goes berserk. I bet Chris Dodd is to blame, somehow.

Sunday, February 15, 2009

It's a girl!

Washington DC's National Zoo announces that the gorilla born there last month is a girl.

Friday, February 13, 2009

“Happily, this may not be as sordid as it sounds”

Pubic lice (Pthirus pubis) evolved from gorilla lice (Pthirus gorillae)!

Monday, February 09, 2009

Sunday, February 08, 2009

With her cat, Tondaleyo's Kitty

Tondaleyo, Orangutan at Panama City Beach FL's ZooWorld, celebrates her 50th birthday.

Friday, February 06, 2009

Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Monday, February 02, 2009


MI's Binder Park Zoo plays host to people who like to watch.

Update: I got dibs on the eye-bleach concession!

Sunday, February 01, 2009