Sunday, January 30, 2011

“seven in the past month”

Complaint filed, federal inspection planned, in death of Hank, 42-year-old chimpanzee at Chattanooga Zoo.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Goodbye, Lulu

46-year-old gorilla, first gorilla to give birth at New York's Central Park Zoo, dies Monday at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium after suffering seizures.

Monday, January 24, 2011

“the reincarnation of their ancestors”

Wild chimpanzees solve Gordian Knot.

“It was named Kipenzi”

Australia gains a gorilla!

Goodbye, Hank

42-year-old chimpanzee at Chattanooga Zoo dies in his sleep. Zoo plans to have life celebration, probably with religion-neutral dances.

“known to damage crops and steal food”

Japan's champion bitey monkey breaks jail.

Sunday, January 23, 2011

“illegal ape parts”

Getting ahead in the bushmeat trade.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011


The always thought-provoking TJIC blog is down after Travis made a nekulturny joke. (h/t)


Still more.

OK, I hate joining things, but really!

Sunday, January 16, 2011

“the first time the zoo’s chimps had attacked”

Friday, chimpanzees at Riverside Discovery Center in Scottsbluff, Nebraska bite two fingers off of keeper's hand. It's unclear if they were successfully reattached.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

“We take a ‘hands-off’ approach with all primates”

Patas money born at Rosamond Gifford Zoo, in Syracuse NY.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

“so she will have a tubal ligation”

Little Rock Zoo announced Wednesday that Judy the chimpanzee has lost two offspring: one stillborn, the other a few days after birth.

Monday, January 10, 2011

“langurs were brought in to keep the monkeys at bay”

At the Sanjay Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences in Lucknow, India, they'll set a monkey to catch a monkey.

“injuries mainly on the face”

Student injured in monkey attack at India's Jakhu temple (dedicated to Lord Hanuman, the monkey god.)

Saturday, January 08, 2011

“fruit and other treats inside piñatas”

A party will be held this weekend at El Paso Zoo to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the birth of Henry the Sumatran orangutan.

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Monday, January 03, 2011

“hurting people”

Tennessee minister/photographer recounts his many adventures and his catholic diet while globe-trotting.

Not much meat on one, I bet

Madagascar police capture a poacher with 32 grilled lemurs.


Saturday, January 01, 2011