Monkeys

October 03, 2017 - 6:11 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Alexandra Rosati, University of Michigan (THE CONVERSATION) “00O made it!” There was some news to celebrate on Sept. 28 in the email chain of scientists who work at the Cayo Santiago...
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September 30, 2017 - 3:37 pm
LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — Residents of a quiet town in southwest Ohio swear they're not seeing things when they tell people monkeys are on the loose in their neighborhood. WLWT-TV reports residents in Lebanon, a city about 30 miles (48 kilometers) northeast of Cincinnati, have used their phones to...
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A baby mandrill monkey sleeps it's mother's lap in their enclosure at the Los Angeles Zoo on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. The zoo is welcoming two mandrill babies to the troop, the largest of the monkey species and one of the most colorful. A female baby was born on Aug. 3, 2017 to five-year-old mother, Juliette and a male baby was born on Aug. 17, 2017 to four-year-old mother, Clementine. The first-time mothers came to the L.A. Zoo from Parc Zoologique de La Palmyr in France in April 2016 to be paired with the first-time father, six-year-old Jabari, as part of a Species Survival Program (SSP) to strengthen the gene pool of this vulnerable species. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
September 26, 2017 - 4:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two baby mandrills, a type of monkey, have made their debut at the Los Angeles Zoo. The mandrills, a male and a female by different mothers, were introduced to the public Tuesday. Mandrills are the largest monkey species. The adult males are known for their colorful red-and-blue...
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A baby mandrill monkey sleeps it's mother's lap in their enclosure at the Los Angeles Zoo on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. The zoo is welcoming two mandrill babies to the troop, the largest of the monkey species and one of the most colorful. A female baby was born on Aug. 3, 2017 to five-year-old mother, Juliette and a male baby was born on Aug. 17, 2017 to four-year-old mother, Clementine. The first-time mothers came to the L.A. Zoo from Parc Zoologique de La Palmyr in France in April 2016 to be paired with the first-time father, six-year-old Jabari, as part of a Species Survival Program (SSP) to strengthen the gene pool of this vulnerable species. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
September 26, 2017 - 4:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two baby mandrills, a type of monkey, have made their debut at the Los Angeles Zoo. The mandrills, a male and a female by different mothers, were introduced to the public Tuesday. Mandrills are the largest monkey species. The adult males are known for their colorful red-and-blue...
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September 17, 2017 - 1:18 am
KOALA SURVIVES 10-MILE AUSTRALIA TRIP IN WHEEL ARCH ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — For a stowaway who made a 16-kilometer (10-mile) journey squeezed in the wheel arch, a koala was lucky to escape with just scratches. The driver of the four-wheel vehicle was unaware of the extra passenger until they...
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September 16, 2017 - 10:50 am
ONE HOME, TWO RECORD-SETTING CATS FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Here's a very tall tail: Two record-setting cats are living together near Detroit. Arcturus Aldebaran Powers holds the Guinness World Records mark for tallest domestic cat, measuring at about 19 inches (48 centimeters). Housemate...
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September 12, 2017 - 7:55 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Monkey see. Monkey sue. Monkey settle. Attorneys representing a macaque monkey have agreed to a compromise in a case where they asserted the animal owned the copyright to selfie photos it had shot with a photographer's camera. Under the deal, the photographer agreed to donate...
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September 11, 2017 - 10:13 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Attorneys announced a settlement Monday in a lawsuit over who owns the copyright to selfie photographs taken by a monkey before a federal appeals court could answer the novel legal question. Under the deal, the photographer whose camera was used to take the photos agreed to...
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September 11, 2017 - 6:42 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Attorneys announced a settlement Monday in a lawsuit over who owns the copyright to selfie photographs taken by a monkey before a federal appeals court could answer the novel legal question. Under the deal, the photographer whose camera was used to take the photo agreed to...
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This undated photo provided by the Seneca Park Zoo Society on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, shows a spider monkey named Spiderman who died of terminal cancer at the Seneca Park Zoo in Rochester, N.Y. At 43-years-old, Spiderman was among the oldest spider monkeys in conservation care. (Seneca Park Zoo Society via AP)
September 02, 2017 - 8:49 am
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A monkey named Spiderman has died at a New York zoo after an unusually long life. The Seneca Park Zoo in Rochester said Friday that 43-year-old Spiderman was among the oldest spider monkeys in conservation care. Spider monkeys have a life expectancy of about 25 years. A...
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