A distressing video showing a monkey on a bike grabbing and dragging a toddler down a road in Indonesia went viral earlier this week.
The incident was recorded in Tanjungsari Village, Indonesia, according to Daily Mail.
A zoo monkey in China was able to make an online purchase after its keeper forgot to bring her phone with her when she went out to get food for the animal.
A group of Chinese scientists has raised another medical ethics debate after performing an experiment where they put human genes in monkey brains in an effort to gain insight into the complex evolution of human intelligence.
The experiment, which was conducted at the Kunming Institute of Zoology and the Chinese Academy of Sciences with the help of U.S. researchers at the University of North Carolina, involves inserting a human version of Microcephalin (MCPH1), a gene that is believed to play a role in the development of human brains, into the brains of 11 rhesus monkeys, according to AFP.
A bus driver in India found himself in hot water after a video of him allowing a monkey to take control of his vehicle’s steering wheel emerged online.
The bus driver from southern Karnataka state identified as M. Prakash was reportedly suspended for placing the safety of dozens of his passengers in the small primate’s hands on October 1.
One really smart monkey is going viral for its adorable reaction after being handed a piece of durian fruit in China.
The adorable moment was captured by a tourist in Leshan, Sichuan province, southern China on Aug. 23, according to a video first posted on Newsflare.
Scientists have come across something peculiar going on between two different animal species on an island in Japan.
Young female Japanese macaques have reportedly been performing inter-species sex with sika deer according to a paper published by scientists at the University of Lethbridge in Canada on December 11. Researchers have observed that the wild monkeys were mounting the deer in Minoo, central Japan. Such monkey-deer interactions have also been reported on Yakushima Island back in January 2017.
A monkey in Bangkok, Thailand is attracting local attention for having an unusual physique, apparently brought on by his own cravings for food.
Meet “Uncle Fat,” a 60-pound (27-kilogram) macaque whose name was given by locals who meant it to be more affectionate than insulting. Most macaques normally weigh around 20 pounds (9 kilograms).
A treasured epic folklore from China is about to get a new adaptation in the form of a miniseries for ABC, TVNZ, and Netflix and it has so far stirred some mixed responses from netizens.
The show, which is a New Zealand-Australian co-production, will be another retelling of “Journey to the West”, a renowned Chinese fable about a 7th-century monk and three fallen gods with mystical powers. The original story, attributed to Ming Dynasty novelist and poet Wu Cheng’en, is considered one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature.
A viral video of a naughty monkey pulling a man’s pants down in a mad dash for his banana is making the rounds on social media in Indonesia.
The short footage, which was reportedly shot in Bali’s Ubud Monkey Forest, shows a monkey playfully jumping onto a man from behind with its arms wrapped around the man’s waist to grab a banana, reported Coconuts Bali. The monkey then suddenly swoops down kicking about, taking the poor guy’s shorts to the ground, exposing his buttocks to the amusement of the other zoo visitors.
A monkey who has reportedly taken to caring for a puppy has caught the attention of netizens worldwide.
Pictures of the pair were shared on Facebook by the Logical Indian.
A new study finds that Howler monkeys scream louder when they have smaller testicles.
The study published yesterday in the journal Current Biology said that howler monkeys with deep roars — used to attract females, deter love rivals and scare off predators — tend to also have smaller testicals and a shortage of sperm compared to their peers.