Posts Tagged ‘monkey’

Virgil The Monkey From Project X

Slightly obscure in monkey movie circles is the movie Project X staring Matthew Broderick and Helen Hunt. Interestingly enough Virgil the sign language speaking Chimp is actually still alive as of 2011 at a primary sanctuary. He’s aged, and balding, but so are his costars. Twenty-five years later the chimp is apparently still causing trouble […]

Moral Behavior In Animals

This might be one of the most interesting TEDTalks I’ve seen in a while. It’s pretty clear that these animals are way more aware than you’d think. Their behavior is extremely human like. It’s fascinating to watch.

Monkey Playing With Puppy

Ongoing debate with a coworker over dog vs. monkey. I feel a monkey is superior (no surprise there). This video suggests they can coexist together… at least when tiny.

Chimp Paparazzi

Here’s something you don’t see every day. Laetitia Casta in a photoshoot with a chimpanzee behind the camera. Egotastic has the full set of photos. What a goofy yet clever idea. I might love monkeys. Image Credit: Egotastic

Gorilla And A Little Girl

Here’s a fascinating story. This guy was so convinced gorillas are different than other animals. The article even note “[t]here is no record of a gorilla ever killing a human.” It’s really an amazing video to watch. Also: toddler + gorilla is a video you can’t loose with.

Capuchin Monkey Plays With iPad

Because it’s Friday and I like Monkeys.

Project 365 Week 37

Monkey Cocaine Research

Buried in an article on stimulus spending: Then there is the project listed at No. 28 by the senators — $71,623 to researchers at Wake Forest University to see how monkeys react to cocaine. Titled “Effect of Cocaine Self-Administration on Metabotropic Glutamate Systems,” the project calls for monkeys to self-administer drugs while researchers monitor and […]

Monkey Search Terms

Top monkeyology search terms via Google Analytics… you’re all very sick individuals.

Squirrel Monkeys + Jell-O = Fun

Take Squirrel Monkeys add Jell-O, and watch the fun!