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2008-07-27 18:00:16

FOLLOWING the brilliant Wall.E and Kung Fu Panda, Space Chimps has some mighty big boots to fill. And just like a real monkey would do with a pair of boots, it doesn't even bother trying to put them on.

2008-07-01 12:00:09

The owners of Moe, a celebrity chimp missing in the mountains of Southern California, say the aging animal is not equipped to survive in the wild. The 42-year-old chimpanzee disappeared from a refuge in San Bernardino County Friday and its owners said Monday that bears had been sighted in the area.

2008-05-29 13:05:00

Matthew, a 26-year-old chimp, is headed to court in Europe as part of a human effort to classify him as a person.

2008-04-09 12:00:23

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 9, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Network News Service (NNS) has selected Generation Technologies Corporation (GTC) to provide its next generation network newsroom and affiliate editorial content management system.

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2008-03-26 16:35:00

Experiments test chimpanzees’ ability to make judgments about the reputation of strangers

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2008-03-14 00:00:00

Movie producers and advertisers have long relied on chimpanzees comically dressed as humans to entertain their audience, but scientists say the practice is bad for chimps not only as individuals but also as a species threatened with extinction.

2008-02-04 16:30:01

Chimps don't like bartering things, even w

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2008-01-26 00:00:00

During an upcoming episode of Britain’s ‘Extraordinary Animals” program, viewers will be able to see an ape defeat 2004 World Memory Championship winner Ben Pridmore.

2008-01-13 08:08:24

Chimps eat dirt. This has been known for years.

2007-12-18 19:22:34

Researchers at Duke University have demonstrated that monkeys have the ability to perform mental addition, and that they performed about as well as college students given the same test.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.