Apes

This footage of two gorilla brothers hugging each other will melt your heart

Two gorillas have been captured on video cuddling during a play session.<p>Like humans, gorillas can strengthen their relationships by cuddling. Rare …

Animals

The Challenge of Healing Animals Who Suffer From PTSD

As a baby orangutan, Pony was kidnapped from the forest in Borneo and sold into sex slavery. For the first several years of her life, she was kept …

Animals

Ravens are better at planning ahead than four-year-old children, study suggests

Ravens are better at planning ahead in certain situations than four-year-old children, orang utans and chimpanzees, according to a new study.<p>While …

Birds

Troupe of monkeys takes over Florida park, go viral on social media

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – There's an upswing in monkey business in and around a state park in Florida, where bands of non-native rhesus macaques live along a river that's popular with kayakers and tourists.<p>Officials have closed two walking areas at Silver Springs State Park because of unwanted monkey …

Florida

"Aggressive" monkeys force state park to close off areas to public

Silver Springs State Park closed two areas to park visitors this week because of concerns about "aggressive" monkeys going after humans. (No, this is …

Animals

Monkeys swarm a Florida man's yard twice every day | Miami Herald

A Florida man says he’s got a monkey problem.<p>News outlets report that Brian Pritchard of Ocala says troops of rhesus monkeys swarm his property two …

Florida

Troop of monkeys invades Florida man's backyard

Brian Pritchard was hoping to catch some pictures of deer feeding from his new feeder, but instead he snapped a troop of wild Rhesus monkeys feasting …

Monkeys

Male baboons attack and bully females so they're afraid to mate elsewhere

Long-term sexual intimidation had only ever been seen in chimps and humans, but now it has been observed in baboons as well. As a result, aggressive …

Animals

Seeking peace between Gibraltar's monkeys and humans

Hundreds of Barbary macaques roam free on the British territory, but for some tourists the monkeys can be a nuisance

Wildlife

Small boy's discovery of wild monkeys goes very wrong, very fast

Monkeys might be friendly creatures in Disney and Pixar films, but the IRL version isn't necessarily the same.<p>Not the ones in this video, anyway. In the clip above, a small boy documents his discovery of some wild monkeys in Florida.<p>There's plenty of excitement to start with, but the mood quickly …

Animals

My Life as a Baboon Whisperer

<i>Jenni Trethowan, founder of Baboon Matters in South Africa, has been attempting to broker a peaceful coexistence for humans and baboons for a long</i> …

Animals

Monkeys found living in Mesa facility, but who is caring for them?

MESA, AZ - It's a big mystery smack dab in the middle of the Arizona desert.<p>On the outskirts of Mesa, off of Loop 202 and Higley Road along the Salt …

Monkeys

WATCH: Video Captures Wild Monkeys Attacking Family In Florida | International Business Times

A family visiting a state park in Florida got an unexpected surprise when they encountered a group of wild monkeys poised to attack. Susie Ramsey and …

Florida

Gorilla captivated by videos of baby gorillas

One gorilla at the Louisville Zoo got some face-to-face time with the black hole we all know and love as YouTube.<p>And it was all thanks to a …

Animals

This gorilla loves to watch videos of other gorillas

A gorilla at a Kentucky zoo sat down and watched video of baby gorillas when it was shown footage through its glass enclosure.<p>“My new friend and I …

Lifestyle

Woman and gorilla share touching moment at zoo watching videos on her phone

Heads almost touching, they could be any two friends enjoying videos on a mobile phone.<p>The adorable moment shows Lindsey Costello bonding with a …

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Cats help monkeys fend off rats in zoo

Cats and monkeys have turned out to make good roommates at a zoo in Kunming, Southwest China's Yunnan province, the Chuncheng Evening News reported …

Cats

Marmoset And Human Parents Teach Their Babies To "Speak" In The Same Way

As babies develop, their cries turn into babbles, which soon form distinguishable words. That process involves some physical changes, to be sure, but …

Primates

Man arrested on Thailand border while trying to smuggle orangutans, tortoises and raccoons

<b>Bangkok:</b> Thai wildlife officers have arrested a Malaysian man attempting to smuggle two baby orangutans, 51 tortoises and six raccoons into Thailand, …

Wildlife

Why Do Giraffes Have Patches?

Latest Videos<p>Why Spider Monkeys Only Have Four Fingers (2:16) This Human Feature Gives Squirrel Monkeys Their Precise Grip (2:26) Why These …

Monkeys

More monkeys than humans seen in these photos taken near Punggol Beach - Wild Singapura

Stomper <b>Vivian</b> came across a bunch of monkeys (no pun intended) chilling near Punggol Beach on Jun 18.<p>Photos and a video the Stomper sent show around …

Monkeys

Original 'Anchorman' Draft Was an Ode to Ape Biology

If Will Ferrell’s first idea for <i>Anchorman</i> was made into a movie, we probably wouldn’t have gotten to see Tim Robbins cut off Luke Wilson’s arm or …

Will Ferrell

Monkey Jockeys Racing on Dogs at NY Fair Brew Controversy

What to Know<p>Animal welfare advocates are demanding the end to a traveling show at an NY fair that features monkeys racing each other on dogs' …

New York City

Even orangutans are playing with fidget spinners now

Good news, everybody: the fidget spinner frenzy has officially reached the animal kingdom.<p>Vienna Zoo's star orangutan Nonja noticed some employees playing with the toy and apparently showed so much interest that they let her take it for a few spins.<p>After playing with it for a few seconds she was …

Humor

Monkeys escape from enclosure at zoo

It was the great escape for some monkeys at a zoo in the United Kingdom.<p>The zoo was put on lockdown after two adult monkeys escaped from an enclosure.<p>…

Animals

Singapore: BREAKFAST WITH ORANGUTANS (8)

One of the seemingly most popular attractions when I was there, was the so called Singapore’s Night Safari. Well, “while in Singapore”, right! I have …

Primates

Release chimpanzees, actor Alan Cumming asks Festus, Missouri, animal sanctuary

Actor Alan Cumming wants an animal sanctuary in Festus, Mo., to release all of its resident chimps – including one named Tonka who starred with the …

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Can you correctly guess these monkeys' emotions?

<b>Wildlife tourists often mistake warning of aggression for smiles or kisses, leading to bites and mayhem. How would you fare?</b><p>As our very distant …

Animals

Monkeys are holding tourists' phones and cameras to ransom for food

A monkey mafia of sorts has been found operating around a tourist attraction in Bali, offering a possible insight into the evolution of bartering …

Animals

Retired Monkeys Step Outside for the First Time After Spending Their Entire Lives in a Lab

Yodel, Diego, Itchy, and Wren are critically endangered cotton-top tamarins. The diminutive little monkeys are native to the rainforests of Northern …

Primates