Captive chimpanzees do clever things, but how deep is their planning? Michael Balter describes a research study following how one chimpanzee harasses zoo vis...
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MSNBC reports on the really important issues, such as, “Will chimpanzees rise against us?”
The Guardian runs a strange story from its 1925 archives:
Is there any better example of the importance of throwing for our evolution?
Sorry to interrupt the 'all Anthropoid all the time' theme going on lately but I want to get back to a subject we've discussed before (well kind of).
Gretchen sends along a pearl of animal news:
"We had an army of chimps eating their way through the keeper's kitchen and the decision was taken, quite rightly, to evacuate," a spokeswoman said.
I’m not really qualified to give chimpanzee-related advice, but…
Natalie Angier enters a nice article on deception in animals, focusing on primates.
Panda attacks on rise:
That “celebrity chimpanzee” that caused all the trouble three years ago is now on the loose in the hills outside LA.
Not exactly a metaphor, but certainly of questionable taste in this story titled, "'Sex Pest' Seal Attacks Penguin":
That's what the New York Times seems to be suggesting:
Michelle Tsai of Slate tells what to do when monkeys attack:
They kill more people in Africa than any predator, and now they're hitting the capybaras:
This Reuters report certainly has a sinister undercurrent:
...it's usually bad news:
This Reuters article is just brutal:
OK, I wouldn't be so concerned about "Gene turn-off makes meek mice fearless" (New Scientist):