Apes

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

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

Impressively patient orangutan moms may breast-feed for 8 or 9 years

Talk about parental dedication.<p>It's always been difficult to study the nursing behavior of arboreal primates like orangutans because their babies …

Lifestyle

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 …

Indonesia

9 monkeys that ate off their fingers, for science – Happiness India Project – Medium

9 Monkeys That Ate Off Their Fingers: A Sordid Tale of Neuroscience<p>Zone of conflict: Animal rights and Human science<p>Since 1950s, Roger W. Sperry had …

The Brain

Animals may be smarter than we think – it's just hard to measure their intelligence

Humans set themselves apart from other animals in a number of ways, including our ability to make tools. When the anthropologist Jane Goodall discovered that wild chimpanzees frequently make and use tools, her advisor Louis Leakey famously quipped that “now we must redefine tool, redefine man, or …

Animals

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

Why India is going bananas over birth control for monkeys

NEW DELHI — On a typical afternoon in a posh neighborhood here, a troop of rhesus macaque monkeys climb the wall of an apartment building to the rooftop water tanks with a specific goal.<p>Swinging like circus performers until one of the water pipes snaps off, the monkeys rush to drink the spraying …

India

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

Beautiful Rescued Albino Orangutan Will Inspire You to Speak Up For These Amazing Animals

The Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation, founded in 1991, is an Indonesian non-profit organization dedicated to the conserving the Bornean …

Animals

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

4-Year-Old Orangutan Who Spent Half His Life Locked in a Box Finally Sees the Outdoors!

You may remember the story we shared a couple months ago about an orangutan, Amy, who was rescued by the International Animal Rescue (IAR) team from …

Cats

'Sad' orangutan rescued from wooden box

Vets from International Animal Rescue (IAR) freed the four-year-old male named Kotap from his prison with the eventual aim of releasing him back into …

UK News

Albino orangutan rescued from captivity in Indonesia

<b>A rare albino orangutan is being cared for by an animal protection group in Indonesia after being rescued.</b><p>The white-haired and blue-eyed female orangutan was being held captive in a remote village in the Indonesian part of the island of Borneo.<p>It had been held in a cage for two days and "still …

Animals

Rare albino orangutan rescued on Borneo island

Villagers said they captured the ape—who has not yet been named—on Thursday. Authorities rescued the ape two days later.<p>"Orangutans are rare, and an …

Animals

Do entertain the animals: 5 ways to be a better human at the zoo |

<b>Your job: Be interesting. Researcher and author Laurel Braitman explains.</b><p>Most humans at a zoo or aquarium are really predictable. We go up to the …

Gorillas

Extremely Rare Albino Orangutan Found in Indonesia

The foundation nursing the primate back to health says they have never taken care of an albino orangutan and cannot find others like it in the wild.<p>A rare albino orangutan was rescued earlier this month from a village in Indonesia where it was kept in a cage.<p>The five-year-old orangutan, which was …

Indonesia

Orangutans Nurse For a Record-Breaking Amount of Time

The Southeast Asian apes suckle for longer than any other primate on Earth, a new study says.<p>Orangutans Nurse For a Record-Breaking Amount of Time<p>Video courtesy Gunung Palung Orangutan Project.<p>The world's largest tree climbers, orangutans now have another superlative to their name: They nurse their …

Primates

Monkey nicknamed Uncle Fatty gets sent to boot camp

A monkey who has been given the nickname ‘uncle fatty’ is finally getting help for his obesity.<p>The 33lb long-tailed macaque will go to boot camp …

Boot Camp

Monkeys allegedly kill a cow, terrorise people in Jharkhand villages

If you kill a cow, you might end up in jail in BJP-ruled states. But what happens when monkeys kill one? They just get away with it. That’s what is …

India

How Strong is A Gorilla? Plus Other Amazing Gorilla Facts

But the truth is far from it. These majestic primates are gentle and non-territorial. They are primarily herbivores, preferring to feast on leaves, …

Wildlife

Florida wildlife officers searching for monkey on the loose

A monkey on the loose in Florida has surfaced in photographs and caught the attention of state wildlife officials.<p>According to Florida Fish and …

Wildlife

Stay away from monkeys: Wildlife officials issue warning after reported sighting near Apopka

State wildlife officials are warning people in Central Florida to keep away from monkeys after a reported sighting of a rhesus monkey near Apopka …

Wildlife

So You Wanna Go Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

Coming face-to-face with group of gorillas was a humbling experience. My guide through one of Uganda's lush national parks estimated that the …

Wildlife

Watch gibbons freak out about a rat scurrying through their enclosure

At Keswick, UK's Lake District Wildlife Park, someone caught footage of what happened when a rat snuck into the gibbon enclosure. I bet the rat won't …

Primates

They Endured Life in a Lab – Now It’s Up to Us to Get Retired Research Chimpanzees to Sanctuary!

They sacrificed years of their lives in the name of helping us, and now former lab chimpanzees finally have a chance to live the good life – far, far …

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BBC Three - The Monkey Lab

Documentary exploring one of the world’s most heated and divisive debates: is it right to take monkeys lives to try to improve the lives of humans? Who decides what is acceptable and where do you draw the line? Despite huge advances in medicine, scientists argue that the use of monkeys in medical …

Medicine