Zoo monkeys share enclosure with crocodile

Monkeys at one zoo in the United Arab Emirates may need to tread carefully in the future after it was decided to place them in the same enclosure as a Nile crocodile. The move, by the Al Ain Zoo, is intended to better replicate the environment the creatures would...

‘Extinct’ monkeys filmed in Borneo

A species of monkey so rare and elusive it was feared to be extinct has been caught on camera by scientists in Indonesia. The Miller's grizzled langur is classified as one of the most endangered primates in the world and it was thought it may have disappeared for...

Monkeys ‘turn to friends’ for information

A group of researchers have observed that macaque monkeys will turn to friends ahead of family members when seeking guidance. The team from the University of Portsmouth studied the primates and measured how quickly they followed the gaze of another. This is seen as an...

Scientists create ‘chimera’ monkeys

Researchers in the US have successfully produced baby monkeys using cells from multiple embryos for the first time. Three rhesus monkeys were born at the Oregon Health and Science University following the procedure, which involved combining two or more fertilised eggs...

Monkey filmed doing washing up

People dreading the thought of washing up piles of plates after their Christmas meal this year may wish they had some help around the house, such as the monkey that has been filmed taking on the role of dishwasher. Named Pete, the capuchin monkey was released into the...
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