Celebrating Monkey Day : Dec 14, #MonkeyDay

Celebrating Monkey Day

Celebrating Monkey Day December 14 is an unofficial international holiday for celebrating Monkey Day.  Worldwide, this day is enjoyed by acting like monkeys, attending costume parties, creating art, music, competitions, and just generally encouraging monkey business. But on a more serious note, celebrating Monkey Day is an opportunity to raise awareness of the theory of … Read more

Tonkin Snub-Nosed Monkey Facts, Endangered Primates

Tonkin Snub-Nosed Monkey Facts

Tonkin Snub-Nosed Monkey Facts Endangered Primates If you know me at all, you’ll understand why I wanted to put this article of Tonkin snub-nosed monkey facts together for you. I love to share my passion for all animals, and for monkeys especially, I’m concerned about the dwindling populations of so many species. Vietnamese Tonkin snub-nosed monkeys are one … Read more

Capuchin Monkeys, Do These Primates Make Good Pets?

Capuchin Monkeys, Do These Primates Make Good Pets?

The first thing you must do if you’re thinking of having Capuchin monkeys as pets is to check the laws for exotic pets in your State. Do Capuchin Monkeys Make Good Pets? It is extremely important to know that capuchin monkeys, like other primates, can transmit certain diseases to humans. After rabies, Hepatitis is the most common. Capuchins can … Read more

Monkey Teaching Human How to Crush Leaves

Monkey Teaching Human How to Crush Leaves

Monkey Teaching Human How to Crush Leaves There are no words or introduction necessary for this video. Just watch, learn and enjoy! This is Chino, a brown capuchin who lives at the International Primate Rescue Centre in South Africa, teaching Louise Smith crush leaves! Visit their website at iprescue.org to see all the amazing work they do! ******** *************************** … Read more

Koko the Gorilla Mourns Robin Williams Death, 8-11-2014

Koko the Gorilla Mourns Robin Williams Death

Koko the Gorilla Mourns Robin Williams Death August 11, 2014 Robin Williams met Koko in 2001 at The Gorilla Foundation in Woodside, California.  The encounter was a memorable time for both of them.  Koko even recognized  Robin from watching his movies on video.  Koko is fluent in American sign language and soon had them laughing, playing … Read more