Stowaway monkey to be given new home

A cheeky monkey that tried to sneak into the UK aboard a cargo ship will be given a new home at an animal sanctuary. The BBC reports that the macaque monkey was discovered hiding on the Skagen Maersk after it set sail for Felixstowe from a port in Malaysia. After...

The top 10 greatest films starring prime apes…

Monkeys are like us in so many ways. In fact they share 93.5% of our genes, star in Tetley commercials and one used to sleep with Michael Jackson.
So In honour of our very own monkey, I’m sharing with you the 10 most awesome apes in movie history. In this list we have covered everything from Chimpan-A to Chimpanzee!

Baby monkey enthrals zoo visitors

A tiny baby spider monkey that has been hand-reared by keepers at Melbourne Zoo is proving to be a big hit with visitors. The Herald Sun reports that the adorable primate, named Estela, was abandoned by her mother less than two days after being born – which...

Monkeys wreak havoc at temple

A number of monkeys have been caught and removed from a temple in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, after a series of attacks on tourists, a report states. According to Agence-France Presse (AFP), authorities in the city initiated a crackdown on the unruly monkeys because of the...

Monkeys ‘can experience regret’

While regret has previously been viewed as an exclusively human attribute, new research suggests that monkeys too can experience the feeling. A study conducted by researchers from Yale University found that the animals can visualise alternative, hypothetical outcomes...