Monday, August 30, 2010

“the monkey is winning”

Mishima Japan begins publishing a daily "biting monkey" alert as nearly 60 people bitten by rampaging macaque since mid-August.

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Thursday, August 19, 2010

“greatest wildlife encounter on offer to travellers”

Lonely Planet Awards gives first prize (prizes are notional only) to a tour of mountain gorillas in Uganda.

Don't forget your shots!

Saturday, August 14, 2010

“saw what appeared to be teeth marks”

Three endangered ringtail lemurs to be euthanized as rabies precaution in Fort Edward, NY.

Update: Good news - no rabies. Bad news- the whole euthanasia thing.

“It's asking a lot of the animal”

Special techniques are used to help treat cardiopathy in Harvey, a 5-foot-tall, 150-pound chimpanzee at the Toledo Zoo.

“planning to return the animal to the wild”

Wild monkey caught in downtown Tokyo

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Goodbye, Josh

20-year-old chimpanzee at Kansas City Zoo dies after some male chimps scuffled a day before.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

"evidence of scientific misconduct"

Quality of science by Harvard Professor of Psychology, Organismic & Evolutionary Biology and Biological Anthropology Marc Hauser attacked by other scientists.

Monday, August 09, 2010

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

“the mother is not caring for it properly”

Trouble at the monkey-house at North Carolina Zoo as chimpanzee Maki proves to be an inattentive parent.