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#Monkey Business

# monkey-business - Wednesday 27 July, 2022

Monkey killed in Japan after injuring nearly 50 people
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Monkey killed in Japan after injuring nearly 50 people

Jul 27th 2022, 9:24 AM 31,612 Views 33 Comments

City officials have been trying for weeks to track down a vicious gang of monkeys.

# monkey-business - Friday 5 April, 2019

Gardaí seize guns, drugs and George the monkey during gangland searches in Dublin
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# GORILLA WARFARE

Gardaí seize guns, drugs and George the monkey during gangland searches in Dublin

Updated Apr 5th 2019, 5:10 PM 39,498 Views 60 Comments

The raids were carried out this morning.

# monkey-business - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Ice pops and mud baths: Keeping Dublin Zoo's residents cool in the heatwave
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# Monkey Business

Ice pops and mud baths: Keeping Dublin Zoo's residents cool in the heatwave

Jun 30th 2018, 3:00 PM 17,705 Views 20 Comments

Lounging by the pool is an activity all mammals seem to enjoy.

# monkey-business - Sunday 8 April, 2018

In Malaysia you can send your macaque to a school where it learns how to pick fruit
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In Malaysia you can send your macaque to a school where it learns how to pick fruit

Apr 8th 2018, 12:00 PM 7,426 Views 7 Comments

For a small fee people across the country send their macaques to the famed school.

# monkey-business - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Scores of monkeys are wrongly being killed in Rio in a yellow fever panic
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# Monkey Business

Scores of monkeys are wrongly being killed in Rio in a yellow fever panic

Feb 17th 2018, 8:00 AM 5,791 Views 0 Comments

Mosquitoes are actually, in fact, those who transmit the yellow fever virus, not monkeys.

# monkey-business - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Volkswagen suspends lobbyist after reports researchers made monkeys inhale diesel fumes
# Sucking Diesel
# Sucking Diesel

Volkswagen suspends lobbyist after reports researchers made monkeys inhale diesel fumes

Jan 30th 2018, 1:36 PM 16,996 Views 47 Comments

The monkeys were watching cartoons at the time.

# monkey-business - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Paris zoo reopens after 50 escaped baboons found
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# Freeeeedddommmmmm

Paris zoo reopens after 50 escaped baboons found

Jan 27th 2018, 4:45 PM 15,582 Views 31 Comments

The breakout was first noticed by a zoo worker, who saw the animals gathering in a service corridor.

# monkey-business - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Using monkeys and apes in film and TV is 'misleading' millions of viewers
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# Monkey Business

Using monkeys and apes in film and TV is 'misleading' millions of viewers

Jan 21st 2018, 12:00 PM 20,077 Views 28 Comments

A third of people surveyed think that chimpanzees are not endangered because they star in films and TV shows often.

# monkey-business - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

British photographer wins court battle over monkey selfie
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# Monkey See Monkey Sue

British photographer wins court battle over monkey selfie

Sep 12th 2017, 9:43 PM 37,347 Views 48 Comments

Peta had argued that the monkey called Naruto owned the copyright to the photo.

# monkey-business - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

'Where does it end?': Selfie-taking monkey at centre of copyright lawsuit
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'Where does it end?': Selfie-taking monkey at centre of copyright lawsuit

Jul 12th 2017, 10:50 PM 26,879 Views 46 Comments

Pictures taken by the monkey ended up in a wildlife book.

# monkey-business - Friday 17 February, 2017

Elderly monk on the run as Thai police investigate multi-million euro scam
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# Monkey Business

Elderly monk on the run as Thai police investigate multi-million euro scam

Feb 17th 2017, 6:59 AM 14,941 Views 12 Comments

Police found a 1.5 kilometre tunnel, split into two routes, dug under the UFO-like temple that dominates the site.

# monkey-business - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Preparations underway to try contraceptive gel on men after it worked with monkeys
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# Monkey Business

Preparations underway to try contraceptive gel on men after it worked with monkeys

Feb 12th 2017, 5:00 PM 25,916 Views 73 Comments

The gel has proven effective in rabbits and now also in rhesus monkeys – more closely related and anatomically similar to humans.

# monkey-business - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Research reveals 'highly unusual' behaviour of male monkey trying to have sex with female deer
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# Monkey Business

Research reveals 'highly unusual' behaviour of male monkey trying to have sex with female deer

Jan 11th 2017, 8:28 AM 31,218 Views 47 Comments

The study is only the second on the phenomenon of inter-species sex.

# monkey-business - Saturday 21 May, 2016

How one rescued chimp inspired an entire 100-acre sanctuary
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# Monkey Business

How one rescued chimp inspired an entire 100-acre sanctuary

May 21st 2016, 8:30 AM 10,746 Views 4 Comments

The story of Bruno is more than just a tale of man rescues chimp. It changed the way people think about conservation in a country blighted by poor development.

# monkey-business - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Don't fly your drone near chimps, or bad things will happen
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From The Daily Edge
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Don't fly your drone near chimps, or bad things will happen

Apr 14th 2015, 8:45 PM 2,754 Views 1 Comment

Primates not putting up with your sh*t – this chimp.

# monkey-business - Saturday 4 April, 2015

These male monkeys like hanging out with the lads
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# Monkey Business

These male monkeys like hanging out with the lads

Apr 4th 2015, 3:00 PM 9,989 Views 24 Comments

Scientists have observed the behaviour in the rhesus macaque species.

# monkey-business - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Two monkeys have escaped from Belfast Zoo and are running wild
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From The Daily Edge
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Two monkeys have escaped from Belfast Zoo and are running wild

Mar 25th 2015, 5:21 PM 2,415 Views 0 Comments

We still don’t know how they broke out.

# monkey-business - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Woman tries to take a selfie with a monkey, fails spectacularly
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From The Daily Edge
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Woman tries to take a selfie with a monkey, fails spectacularly

Dec 14th 2014, 7:00 PM 4,070 Views 2 Comments

As expected.

# monkey-business - Friday 10 October, 2014

Ah nothing, just a little monkey having a shower in a sink
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From The Daily Edge
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Ah nothing, just a little monkey having a shower in a sink

Oct 10th 2014, 7:30 PM 4,695 Views 1 Comment

Water charges or no, she’s getting clean.

# monkey-business - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Staff at this Roscommon hotel are taking VERY good care of this lost teddy
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From The Daily Edge
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Staff at this Roscommon hotel are taking VERY good care of this lost teddy

Aug 20th 2014, 8:08 AM 4,319 Views 2 Comments

Can we be left behind here, please?

# monkey-business - Thursday 31 July, 2014

India hires men dressed as monkeys to scare off real monkeys
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# Monkey Business

India hires men dressed as monkeys to scare off real monkeys

Jul 31st 2014, 5:37 PM 8,563 Views 31 Comments

“Very talented” monkey impersonators are being paid to scare marauding monkeys from buildings in Delhi.

# monkey-business - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Dublin Zoo celebrates arrival of (very cute) baby Goeldi's monkey
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# Monkey Business

Dublin Zoo celebrates arrival of (very cute) baby Goeldi's monkey

Jun 24th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,719 Views 3 Comments

The tiny monkey has been keeping so close to its mother that zookeepers don’t know yet if it is male or female.

# monkey-business - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Watch as a male tamarin at Dublin Zoo adopts marmoset babies
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# Monkey Business

Watch as a male tamarin at Dublin Zoo adopts marmoset babies

May 15th 2014, 7:22 PM 12,710 Views 5 Comments

The emotions. So many emotions.

# monkey-business - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Four out of five stolen monkeys returned to Blackpool Zoo
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# Monkey Business

Four out of five stolen monkeys returned to Blackpool Zoo

May 3rd 2014, 1:58 PM 9,307 Views 18 Comments

Unfortunately, the youngest tamarin was not found.

# monkey-business - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Chat show host teases monkey and gets a slap in return
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From The Daily Edge
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Chat show host teases monkey and gets a slap in return

Apr 26th 2014, 4:42 PM 3,330 Views 2 Comments

Just give the monkey the damn grapes.

# monkey-business - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Our chimps are NOT on the pill, say Dublin Zoo
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From The Daily Edge
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Our chimps are NOT on the pill, say Dublin Zoo

Feb 12th 2014, 9:49 AM 14,998 Views 28 Comments

The zoo has denied reports that female chimps were using contraceptives.

# monkey-business - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

One year on, we remember the IKEA monkey
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From The Daily Edge
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One year on, we remember the IKEA monkey

Dec 10th 2013, 1:43 PM 2,953 Views 0 Comments

Where is Darwin now? Has he grown out of his little coat?

# monkey-business - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Baboon fondles reporter on live TV, is delighted with himself
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From The Daily Edge
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Baboon fondles reporter on live TV, is delighted with himself

Sep 25th 2013, 7:30 PM 2,386 Views 0 Comments

He’s some cheek.

# monkey-business - Friday 2 August, 2013

The mystery of the traumatised baboons at a Dutch zoo
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The mystery of the traumatised baboons at a Dutch zoo

Aug 2nd 2013, 12:47 PM 18,387 Views 39 Comments

“They became panicked at the end of the day on Monday, they were hysterical, not jumping around but behaving strangely”.

# monkey-business - Thursday 18 April, 2013

VIDEO:  Orangutan rips t-shirt off tourist...
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From The Daily Edge
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VIDEO: Orangutan rips t-shirt off tourist...

Apr 18th 2013, 9:13 AM 1,855 Views 0 Comments

…and wears it on his head.

# monkey-business - Sunday 7 April, 2013

US Army's Tojo the Monkey gets his own statue in Cork
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US Army's Tojo the Monkey gets his own statue in Cork

Apr 7th 2013, 5:29 PM 21,642 Views 30 Comments

Have you heard the one about the flying fortress and the monkey?

# monkey-business - Monday 28 January, 2013

Iran's space monkey doesn't look happy
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Iran's space monkey doesn't look happy

Jan 28th 2013, 5:55 PM 15,386 Views 101 Comments

This little guy is the Yuri Gagarin of Iran’s monkeys. He looks pretty unhappy about that, though.

# monkey-business - Monday 10 December, 2012

Monkey found at Ikea... wearing nice warm coat and nappy
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From The Daily Edge
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Monkey found at Ikea... wearing nice warm coat and nappy

Dec 10th 2012, 11:52 AM 29,476 Views 20 Comments

It was described as a “smart monkey”.

# monkey-business - Friday 23 November, 2012

It's Friday, so here's a slideshow of macaques from around the world
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From The Daily Edge
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It's Friday, so here's a slideshow of macaques from around the world

Nov 23rd 2012, 3:00 PM 6,908 Views 8 Comments

It feels like Fridays were made for ‘ooohing’ and ‘aaahing’ over cute macaques and their antics.

# monkey-business - Monday 10 September, 2012

Man caught trying to board plane with monkey in his pants
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Man caught trying to board plane with monkey in his pants

Sep 10th 2012, 1:17 PM 15,161 Views 33 Comments

Ouch.

# monkey-business - Monday 4 July, 2011

No humps for Fergie at Oxegen as band labels own song "rubbish"
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From The Daily Edge
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No humps for Fergie at Oxegen as band labels own song "rubbish"

Jul 4th 2011, 6:19 PM 934 Views 2 Comments

Black Eyed Peas ditch “most annoying song of all time” from their Oxegen play list.

# monkey-business - Wednesday 20 October, 2010

Escaped chimp attacks US police car (video)
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From The Daily Edge
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Escaped chimp attacks US police car (video)

Oct 20th 2010, 2:52 PM 527 Views 0 Comments

Three-hundred-pound animal smashed cop’s windscreen after climbing onto the bonnet.