Apes

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

Original 'Anchorman' Draft Got Some Things Right About Murderous Apes

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

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 UK zoo

It was the great escape for some monkeys at a zoo in the UK.

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 …

Asia Travel

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

Thieving wild monkeys drive hard bargain when bartering to return purloined loot

<b>New research looks at the marauding macaques in Bali that swipe people's things and don't return them until the perfect food is procured.</b><p>Flip-flops, …

Sustainability

Orangutans Can Nurse for 20 Percent of Their Lives

Ever nursed an infant? After a year or so, the whole process starts getting a bit tiresome. And while there's a lot of cultural variation in when …

Animals

This Monkey In A Thai Zoo Is On A Strict Diet After Gaining Weight Eating Junk Given By Humans

We all know what fast food does to our body. But it isn't just humans that junk food has an adverse effect on. Wild animals, too, can have a similar …

Weight Loss

Rare albino orangutan rescued from cage in Borneo

A few weeks ago, this five-year-old albino orangutan was rescued from a remote village on Borneo where it was kept in a cage. The animal is now under …

Animals

Obese Thai monkey who got big on tourists' junk food placed on strict diet

Monkey nicknamed ‘Uncle Fat’ weighs 26kg – three times more than he should ‘He had minions and other monkeys bringing food for him,’ veterinarian says<p>A morbidly obese wild monkey who gorged himself on junk food and soda left behind by tourists has been rescued and placed on a strict diet of lean …

Junk Food

Tourists to blame for obese monkey’s pathetic state

BANGKOK — A morbidly obese wild monkey who gorged himself on junk food and soda left behind by tourists has been rescued and placed on a strict diet …

Monkeys

Obese monkey put on a strict diet

Obese monkey on a diet after gorging on junk food 0:42<p>A Thai monkey is on a diet after gorging itself with junk food given to him by tourists.<p>an hour …

Junk Food

Thailand's chunky monkey on diet after gorging on junk food

BANGKOK — A morbidly obese wild monkey who gorged himself on junk food and soda left behind by tourists has been rescued and placed on a strict diet …

Junk Food

This Monkey Was Forced to Diet After Making Other Monkeys Bring Him Too Many Snacks

Beach body positivity GOALS, ammirite?<p>A morbidly obese wild monkey who gorged himself on junk food and soda left behind by tourists has been rescued and placed on a strict diet of lean protein, fruits, and vegetables.<p>Wildlife officials caught the chunky monkey — nicknamed "Uncle Fat" by locals — …

Monkeys

Orangutan babies know breast is best

The two remaining populations of orangutans – in Borneo and Sumatra – are both in serious decline, critically endangered. This is largely due to …

Animals

Thailand's chunky monkey on diet after gorging on junk food

BANGKOK (AP) — A morbidly obese wild monkey who gorged himself on junk food and soda left behind by tourists has been rescued and placed on a strict diet of lean protein, fruits and vegetables.<p>Wildlife officials caught the chunky monkey — nicknamed "Uncle Fat" by locals — after photos of the animal …

Baby Orangutans Rely on Their Mothers' Milk For Almost a Decade

With the exception of whatever weird shit humans are doing, lactation continues to be the source of food for all baby mammals on this nipple-sucking …

Primates

Public gives rare Indonesian albino orangutan surprisingly normal name

When a conservation group asked the public to suggest names for a rare albino orangutan rescued in Indonesia, it seemed like a recipe for disaster. …

International Union for Conservation of Nature

Albino orangutan named ‘Alba’ after worldwide appeal

A conservation group says a rare albino orangutan rescued in Indonesia has been named “Alba” after thousands of suggestions were sent from around the world.<p>The Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation said the name means “white” in Latin and “dawn” in Spanish. It hopes the animal will be an ambassador …

Indonesia

Albino orangutan named 'Alba' after worldwide appeal

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A conservation group says a rare albino orangutan rescued in Indonesia has been named "Alba" after thousands of suggestions were sent from around the world.<p>The Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation said the name means "white" in Latin and "dawn" in Spanish. It hopes the …

Indonesia

Help name this rare albino orangutan that was lost in the forest

On April 29th, the Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation came to the aid of a five-year-old female albino orangutan, the first albino orangutan …

Animals

Everyone Is Talking About This Picture Of A Monkey “Crying” Whilst Holding Her Baby

Practising her photography skills at a nearby park, Indian photographer Avinash Lodhi’s attention was at first focused on the birds.<p>It was as she …

Babies

Rare Albino Orangutan Rescued From Captivity In Indonesia

Conservationists rescued the five-year-old member of this critically endangered species from captivity in Borneo.<p>This five-year-old albino orangutan …

Cool Stuff

Name sought for rare albino orangutan rescued in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A conservation group is asking the public to name a rare albino orangutan that was rescued from villagers on Borneo island last month, hoping it will become a symbol of efforts to save the critically endangered species.<p>The 5-year-old female great ape is being kept in a …

Indonesia

Join Jane Goodall in Calling German Lab to Send Abused Monkeys to a Sanctuary – Not Another Lab!

As the leading organization working to end animal experimentation worldwide, Cruelty Free International has exposed horrific investigations and …

Jane Goodall

Monkeys + Man with Banana = Awesome

video<p>The Weather Channel<p>https://weather.com/news/trending/video/monkeys-man-with-banana-awesome<p>Monkeys mob a man after he peels a banana.<p>1280<p>720<p>485<p>273<p>…

Monkeys