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The tragedies of the wild

A few weeks ago I had a shocking message. Some MNP assistants found a dead monkey and they think it was the alpha female of one of my groups. 353 more words

Monkeying around

A few of the nice monkeys at Zhangjiajie.
The monkeys here were much less interested in us humans, probably because there wasn’t a stall selling “monkey food” – however some tourists had brought their own snacks, which they were willing to share and I saw people by the south gate buying packets of crackers to give to their children, so they could feed the monkeys. 78 more words


When monkeys attack...

A few photos of the monkeys on Emei Shan. Notice how close you can get – literally on your head! For added information/amusement, there’s also the advice given to visitors… 78 more words


The Mammalian Way

I find it amazing that this monkey looks like a wrinkly old man, that a monkey looks so much like a human with Spock ears. I probably shouldn’t be surprised at the resemblance since our DNA sequences are so much alike. 59 more words


Kingdom of Theives

A stony demon stood in the middle of the path,  baring his fangs to remind us of impending perils that lay ahead. The moss infested kingdom was home to lawless brutes that followed their own code-of-conduct. 490 more words


Primate center cited for deaths of infant monkeys but still in compliance with Animal Welfare Act

The Washington National Primate Research Center (WaNPRC) has been the subject of much controversy, but in the recent deaths of juvenile monkeys, head officials at the center assured the public that negligence was not the cause. 1,386 more words

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Flying Toilet Snakes and Giant moths

Ok – I KNOW I promise you a story about potato ghosts and poncho ninjas, but just wait another few days. Today I want to show you some amazing pictures. 183 more words